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FIDO Welcomes IdentityX To Board of Directors

FIDO Welcomes IdentityX To Board of Directors

If there is one organization that can be said to best exemplify the post-password paradigm, it must be the FIDO Alliance. Only having just turned one year old last month, the consortium dedicated to revolutionizing online authentication through its open specifications, the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance has been recruiting, collaborating, inviting and preaching its…

MiKey Provides Augmented Security via Biometrics, NFC and USB

MiKey Provides Augmented Security via Biometrics, NFC and USB

Mobile identity management technology is all about the freedom that comes with being able to forget about passwords and PINs without worrying that your most important and critical data is somehow unprotected and vulnerable to the dangers of the Internet. On a consumer level, this means being able to make purchases online and via smartphone…

Mobile Security Literally In The Palm Of Your Hand

Mobile Security Literally In The Palm Of Your Hand

Fujitsu hopes to bring palm vein biometrics to smartphones, providing users with even greater choice in strong mobile authentication. When you think about strong mobile authentication, what do you picture? Chances are if you work for one of the numerous vendors in the biometric market landscape, you picture your scanner or reader of choice, embedded…

MWC 2014: AGNITiO Recognized by Envisioneering For KIVOX Mobile SDK

MWC 2014: AGNITiO Recognized by Envisioneering For KIVOX Mobile SDK

The research firm Envisioneering has a long and intensive process for selecting the companies that it recognizes with its awards for innovation and design. Five judges from North America and Europe narrow down the companies attending a ShowStoppers event presenting new products by comparing them in 26 categories of innovation over three weeks of careful…

MWC 2014: Oberthur and Ingenico Showcase The NFC Future of Coupons

MWC 2014: Oberthur and Ingenico Showcase The NFC Future of Coupons

This year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, has already set the industry abuzz with talk of mobile commerce innovations. After yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy S5 announcement and the subsequent promise of biometrically enabled PayPal transactions with the new device, it looks like April is going to be a hotly anticipated month for early adopting…

MWC 2014: Multifunction Biometric Tablet Launched by Morpho (Safran)

Mobility and identity are merging to a point of becoming synonymous, and not just in the consumer arena of smartphones and mCommerce. Mobile biometric capture and verification has the potential to transform vertical industries for the better: shaving off precious hours in law enforcement and saving on deployment and travel costs in border control. Still,…

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 Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO of ImageWare Systems

We are seeing a lot of interest coming from some very large organizations that Fujitsu is privileged to call its customers on our hosted “Biometric as a Service” offering, and we believe ImageWare’s GoCloudID is a “first-of” type of product in the marketplace.

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…

MWC 2014: BIO-key and InterDigital to Demonstrate Multifactor Android Authentication

MWC 2014: BIO-key and InterDigital to Demonstrate Multifactor Android Authentication

This year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC 2014) begins in just less than one week, February 24 in Barcelona, Spain. Mobile identification technologies are sure to be making a big impact this year at the international event, and expectedly so: the post-password ideal is finally ready for consumers, who are now demanding relief from current authentication…

Bluetooth Fingerprint Biometrics, A Tri-Biometric Handheld, Multifactor Authentication From Microsoft – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 10-14

Bluetooth Fingerprint Biometrics, A Tri-Biometric Handheld, Multifactor Authentication From Microsoft – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 10-14

Accessibility has always been synonymous with mobility, and this past week at Mobile ID World there has been no shortage of news in regards to breaking down adoption barriers and eliminating user friction in terms of new authentication. Right away DigitalPersona announced the selection of its TouchChip TCS1 fingerprint sensor by Toplink Pacific Pte. for…

Credence ID Launches Trident: Android-based Tri-Biometric Enrollment and Verification Device

Credence ID Launches Trident: Android-based Tri-Biometric Enrollment and Verification Device

The convenience and efficiency of mobile identity solutions, despite the projected rates of adoption by the public, is not exclusive to the consumer market. There civil, military and law enforcement programs in which mobility is a vital necessity. For instance, biometric capture in the field has already been shown to increase productivity in a number…

Voice Biometric Credit Card Protection Added To U.S. Bank Mobile App Pilot

Voice Biometric Credit Card Protection Added To U.S. Bank Mobile App Pilot

According to the experts polled at last year’s Money 2020 conference in Las Vegas, consumers in the United States are about six years away before the majority of their everyday physical financial transactions are performed with their mobile devices. The biggest obstacle the mCommerce lobby has had to face on all ends of the equation…

Mobility Brings Consumers to Biometrics, FIDO Brings Products to MWC and Connected Cars Bring Wearable Tech To You – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 3-7

Mobility Brings Consumers to Biometrics, FIDO Brings Products to MWC and Connected Cars Bring Wearable Tech To You – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 3-7

Last week began with the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance welcoming a new member and closed with the authentication standard consortium announcing its substantial schedule for this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, happening later this month. VoiceVault, a provider of proprietary voice recognition biometric technology that measures the unique characteristics of a user’s voice…

Being One With The Road – Car Buyers To Increasingly Adopt Wearable Tech by 2019

Being One With The Road – Car Buyers To Increasingly Adopt Wearable Tech by 2019

People love their cars. Literally. Last year AutoTrader.com conducted a survey on 1250 American drivers, measuring their attachment to their automobiles. The results showed that 70 percent were in various states of emotional attachment with their cars and trucks, with male participants turning out to be more needy than female drivers. The fact that AutoTrader…

Mobility Heralds Era of Consumer Biometrics

Mobility Heralds Era of Consumer Biometrics

619 Million Biometrics Users by 2015, Says Goode Intelligence It is a statement so popular that it verges on cliche, but ever since Apple released its Touch ID fingerprint sensor in September of 2013 on the iPhone 5S, biometrics have been jumping into the mainstream. Not only did biometrics make a big splash in major…

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