facial recognition

Jumio Provides Bank ABC with Biometric Identity Verification for Mobile Accounts

Jumio Provides Bank ABC with Biometric Identity Verification for Mobile Accounts

“The integration will drastically speed up the onboarding process for mobile banking, which can ordinarily take up to two weeks with a digital account.” Bahrain’s Bank ABC is rolling out a new mobile-only banking service, and is asking Jumio to help make it happen. Specifically, the bank will be integrating Jumio’s Identity Verification platform, which…

Baidu Expects Major Growth for Smart Car OS

Baidu Expects Major Growth for Smart Car OS

“…Baidu says its ‘DuerOS for Apollo’ operating system has been incorporated into over 300 car models, and that it’s working with major car makers based not only in China but also Europe and the US…” China-based Baidu is celebrating the growth of its Apollo smart car program, and looking to build its brand on the…

Facial Recognition Verifies Taxi Drivers in China

Facial Recognition Verifies Taxi Drivers in China

Thousands of taxi drivers in the Chinese city of Xi’an are now being verified by facial recognition technology when they get behind the wheel. And, true to the country’s security ethos, they’re also being monitored constantly by an AI system to ensure they aren’t engaging in prohibited activities such as smoking or using a smartphone while…

Vuzix Glasses Power New Facial Recognition Security Platform

Vuzix Glasses Power New Facial Recognition Security Platform

Vuzix has partnered with the Dubai-based software developer NNTC to create a wearable facial recognition platform designed for security purposes. The solution is called iFalcon Face Control Mobile, and it combines the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses with NNTC’s autonomous AI facial recognition system. With the new solution, security guards (and anyone else carrying out perimeter…

Iris ID Partners With Telaeris to Enhance Biometric Handheld

Iris ID Partners With Telaeris to Enhance Biometric Handheld

“The addition of the Telaeris XPressEntry software enables us to add important new functions for our commercial and government customers. The iCAM M300 is now ideal for virtually any use requiring mobile identity authentication.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales Iris ID A new collaboration with mobile tracking solutions provider Telaeris has…

Online Gambling Operator Looks to Jumio for User-Friendly Regulatory Compliance

Online Gambling Operator Looks to Jumio for User-Friendly Regulatory Compliance

“…in the wake of stringent age and identity verification regulations implemented by the UK Gambling Commission, the company is looking to ensure compliance with a user friendly solution provided by Jumio.” Jumio has won another client in the online gambling space. Headquartered in Malta, Novibet operates an online gaming platform aimed primarily at the UK…

Megvii Exonerated by Human Rights Watch in Biometrics Controversy

Megvii Exonerated by Human Rights Watch in Biometrics Controversy

“Based out of Hong Kong, Megvii is the developer of the Face++ facial recognition platform, and has emerged as one of the industry’s biggest unicorns in the past few years.” Megvii has been exonerated in an investigation into human rights violations in China. The New York-based Human Rights Watch previously uncovered Megvii code in a…

Time by Ipsidy Mobilizes Biometric Time & Attendance

Time by Ipsidy Mobilizes Biometric Time & Attendance

“… to make the system even more useful for administrators, Time by Ipsidy also takes advantage of Ipsidy’s Concierge app to enable fast, simple employee enrollment. . Ipsidy has launched a new biometric time and attendance tracking app that should help to make workforce management a lot more reliable and easy for administrators. Called Time…

Panama Partnership Extends Selfie Biometrics Specialist’s Reach in Latin America

Panama Partnership Extends Selfie Biometrics Specialist’s Reach in Latin America

“The partnership revolves around SelphID, FacePhi’s selfie-driven authentication solution.” FacePhi has further expanded its reach in the Latin American market through a new contract with Banco General de Panamá, which will take advantage of its biometric facial recognition technology for customer onboarding. The agreement marks FacePhi’s first entry into the Panama market. The partnership revolves…

Android Q to Support Face Authentication for Payments, Code Suggests

Android Q to Support Face Authentication for Payments, Code Suggests

It looks like Google is aiming to make facial recognition a more prominent component of its Android operating system for mobile devices, according to recent teardowns of the Beta 4 version of the forthcoming Android Q. The sleuthing found references in the mobile OS’s code to face-based authentication. And while Google had implemented support for…

New iPadOS Quietly Delivers Face ID Upgrade

New iPadOS Quietly Delivers Face ID Upgrade

Apple has announced a new operating system for the iPad, effectively branching the software of its tablet line from that of its other mobile devices and their iOS operating system. To be clear, the new iPadOS is very much built on the foundation of iOS; but the branding change seems aimed at least in part…

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

PODCAST: On-Device Authentication and the Mobile Workplace with Aware’s David Benini

PODCAST: On-Device Authentication and the Mobile Workplace with Aware’s David Benini

An expert conversation on the death of the password, biometric liveness detection, and the future of identity in the workplace. May was On-Device Biometrics Month at our sibling site FindBiometrics, a five-week deep dive on the authentication paradigm that’s killing passwords. That’s why, in the latest episode of The FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World Podcast,…

This Week’s Top Stories Focus on Enterprise Security and In-Display Biometrics

This Week’s Top Stories Focus on Enterprise Security and In-Display Biometrics

As always, there’s a pretty considerable topical range to this week’s assortment of top stories from Mobile ID World, spanning smartphones, wearables, enterprise IT, and even workplace safety. But this week’s batch of our top five articles also entails two clearly discernible trends… One is something we see a lot in the contemporary tech scene:…

CheckpointID and IDScan.net  Team Up to Prevent Fraud in Rental Housing

CheckpointID and IDScan.net Team Up to Prevent Fraud in Rental Housing

CheckpointID is teaming up with IDScan.net to provide better fraud prevention services for property managers, security guards, and other people monitoring multi-unit apartment buildings. The new platform will combine document verification and facial recognition to make sure the name on an application matches the name of the person who will be living in a unit.…

Taking Aim at APAC Market, FacePhi Launches Korean Subsidiary

Taking Aim at APAC Market, FacePhi Launches Korean Subsidiary

“FacePhi has become one of the authentication industry’s great success stories over the last few years, thanks in large part to its selfie-based authentication solution…” Spain-based biometric authentication specialist FacePhi is looking to dramatically extend its presence in the APAC market, announcing a new subsidiary headquartered in South Korea. The aptly-named FacePhi APAC already has…

Smartphone Industry Contributing to Growing Facial Recognition Market

Smartphone Industry Contributing to Growing Facial Recognition Market

‘The report highlights several key players in the facial recognition market, including NEC, FaceFirst, and Cognitec…’ Reports and Data is predicting that the facial recognition market will hit $11.3 billion by 2026. The research firm attributes the projected growth to the booming smartphone market, as well as the rising frequency of terrorist attacks and the…

SWORD Security Solution Gets a Vuzix Blade

SWORD Security Solution Gets a Vuzix Blade

Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses have been integrated into SWORD, a new Augmented Reality security solution with IoT capabilities. SWORD is a combined app and case built for the iPhone 8 Plus and iPad Pro, and is designed to help security personnel identify and respond to threats in real time. Those threats include concealed weapons, suspicious…

Password Manager Upgrades with BioID Face Biometrics

Password Manager Upgrades with BioID Face Biometrics

TESIS SYSware has upgraded its password manager, “ASPR”, with the help of BioID’s facial recognition tech. The automated password service is designed for enterprise level clients, with BioID providing liveness detection to prevent fraudsters from taking advantage of the reset process. The BioID integration is device and platform agnostic, making it ideal for companies with…

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