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Hats Off to Ear Shape Biometrics

Hats Off to Ear Shape Biometrics

A biometrics developer will be showing off a unique modality at this year’s CES on the Hill event in Washington DC: ear biometrics. Developed by Descartes Biometrics Inc., the HELIX system can identify individuals based on the appearance of their unique ear shapes. HELIX boasts of a cross-platform library and is compatible with most camera-equipped…

RightPatient Named One of TAG’s Top 40 Innovators

RightPatient Named One of TAG’s Top 40 Innovators

The Technology Association of Georgia has named RightPatient one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. The company will be formally recognized along with the other TAG Top 40 at this year’s Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) later this month. RightPatient is a digital healthcare solutions provider exploring the areas of technological frontiers of big…

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Biometrics developer ImageWare has entered into a partnership with logistics solutions provider Agility, the companies have announced. They plan to create a joint venture company that Agility will use to market and sell ImageWare technology to its own partners and clients. Based in Kuwait, Agility’s partner and client network stretches across much of the Middle…

Mobile Identity Industry News Roundup: The Road To MWC 2015

Mobile Identity Industry News Roundup: The Road To MWC 2015

This week at Mobile ID World eyes started to turn to Barcelona where Mobile World Congress will be held next week ,March 2 through 5. We also reported on a bunch of FIDO Alliance centered news, saw some interesting numbers regarding Apple Pay and found reason to be hopeful regarding smartphone battery life. Here are…

BYOD Month: The Primer

BYOD Month: The Primer

When it comes to the ideal use of mobile identity management technology the name of the game is security plus convenience. On a user level, mobility is a life-changing paradigm shift, allowing for online operations that used to require a notebook or desktop computer anywhere under the umbrella of cellular reception. Taking those operations on…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple’s Privacy Stance and Biometric Homecare

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Apple’s Privacy Stance and Biometric Homecare

This week at Mobile ID world we reported the news on everything from mCommerce and privacy policies to physical access control and biometric healthcare. Meanwhile in the featured articles section we kicked off Cloud Authentication Month with a primer. Speaking of cloud services, a new file storage app hit the App Store this week called…

HID Global Introduces Bring Your Own Credential Solution

HID Global Introduces Bring Your Own Credential Solution

Mobility is entering the vertical markets in interesting and convenient ways now that biometrics and strong authentication have made the jump to increasingly prolific smartphones. In the realm of physical access control smartphones are now becoming security credentials, bringing a sort of BYOD level of convenience to opening important doors. Today, HID Global has announced a…

Cross Match Technologies Releases New Android-based Credential and Biometric Reader

Cross Match Technologies Releases New Android-based Credential and Biometric Reader

Today, biometric identity management solutions provider Cross Match Technologies announced the launch of a new handheld authentication solution. The Verifier Sentry is an Android-based mobile device that is designed to use biometrics and credentials in verifying an identity. Verifier Sentry has the capability to act as a standalone reader, able to authenticate a user’s identity with…

ClickSoftware Pushes for Enterprise Adoption of Wearable Tech

ClickSoftware Pushes for Enterprise Adoption of Wearable Tech

Wearable tech isn’t just great for optimizing workouts, keeping an eye on your social media presence or looking to the rest of the world like you’re from the very near future. Smartwatches and other mobile devices that you can accessorize with have applications in the workplace, and that’s the reason behind ClickSoftware’s recent announcement that…

ImageWare Systems Scores Three Year Contract With International Retailer

ImageWare Systems Scores Three Year Contract With International Retailer

In retail environments biometrics can solve a number of problems. Time and attendance management, employee terminal sign on and physical access control are all applications of strong identity management that can bring efficiency, security and trust to any organization, and retail is no different. In order to meet the needs of the organizations that can…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: The Potential iPhone 6 Delay

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: The Potential iPhone 6 Delay

This week at Mobile ID World we saw a rumor surface concerning iPhone 6 production, Touch ID trademark denial, voice biometrics news and an expert’s take on the tipping point for mCommerce. Starting off with the Apple news, a new rumor concerning the iPhone 6 might see one of the expected smartphone models delayed for…

Touch ID Trademark Denied For Reasons of Nomenclature

Touch ID Trademark Denied For Reasons of Nomenclature

Come September, the world stands to embrace biometrics just a little bit further as Apple releases a new line of devices featuring its Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The sensor, recently opened up to third party developers for use in apps, is said to be included on every non-iPod Apple-made mobile device slated for release in…

Interview: Julia Webb, VP Marketing, Voice Vault

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World, had a chance to interview VoiceVault’s vice president of marketing, Juila Webb, about ViGo, the key drivers in mobile voice biometrics and what it means to create a solution targeted at the developer market.

MWC 2014: ImageWare Recognized For Innovation and Design By Envisioneering at Showstoppers

MWC 2014: ImageWare Recognized For Innovation and Design By Envisioneering at Showstoppers

Three weeks of deliberation go into selecting the Innovation & Design Awards presented by Envisioneering to companies launching new products at this year’s Showstoppers held during the  Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. Five judges considered offerings from more than 30 companies in attendance in 26 categories of social benefit and agreed to award…

Preparing For MWC, Solving The Password Problem, The Strength Found in Choice – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 17-21

Preparing For MWC, Solving The Password Problem, The Strength Found in Choice – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 17-21

It is the day before this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC 2014) in Barcelona, Spain, which means that the week that was contained the last of the major itinerary announcements highlighting the major presence of strong authentication and identity solutions providers at this year’s exhibition. BIO-key International will be present – along with partner InterDigital…

Interview With Conor White, President, IdentityX

A lot of organizations will start biometric pilots that don’t go very far because they look at a biometric system from a very simplistic perspective. We take a different approach. We work with our customers to plan, deploy, and fine-tune the solution. You also get the maximum adoption when you provide flexibility and enable a level of choice with your customers. People love to embrace a technology that makes their life more convenient and more secure.

MWC 2014: INSIDE Secure Announces Security Demonstrations Against Mobile Malware

MWC 2014: INSIDE Secure Announces Security Demonstrations Against Mobile Malware

During next week’s Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014), expect a lot of mobile authentication news. The exhibition, being held February 24 through 27 in Barcelona, Spain is an international stage for all things innovative and mobile, and now that strong authentication is gaining consumer level traction, those terms are synonymous with post-password security. At…

FIDO Alliance Announces Substantial Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup

FIDO Alliance Announces Substantial Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup

In December, the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance announced that the first working model of its protocol had manifested as the FIDO Ready certification program. Those solutions meeting the requirements to call themselves FIDO Ready have been tested by a third party using the Nok Nok Labs Multifactor Authentication Client Server and demonstrated a level…

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