facial recognition

Self-Checkout Specialist NCR Corporation to Integrate Yoti for Proof of Age

Self-Checkout Specialist NCR Corporation to Integrate Yoti for Proof of Age

“…NCR is planning to integrate the app into its NCR FastLane SelfServ Checkout solution, as a means of enabling shoppers to use Yoti as proof of age at self-serve checkouts.” A new partnership with self-serve checkout specialist NCR Corporation is poised to expand the use of Yoti‘s biometric mobile ID platform. Yoti’s is another of…

WISeKey Announces Universal Decentralized Identification System

WISeKey Announces Universal Decentralized Identification System

“…WISeKey emphasized its compliance with the United Nations’ ID2020 program, an initiative aimed at extending official identity systems to everyone in the world, with an estimated 1.3 billion people currently thought to be undocumented, a status that can seriously hinder the ability to access vital government services.” Geneva-based WISeKey has announced a new “Universal Decentralized…

Fiserv Research Reflects Rise of Consumer FinTech

Fiserv Research Reflects Rise of Consumer FinTech

“…49 percent of respondents in Fiserv’s surveys said they would feel secure with biometric authentication in financial services.” Consumers are increasingly open to the idea of receiving financial services from tech companies, suggests new research from Fiserv, Inc. The findings come by way of Fiserv’s newly published “Expectations & Experiences: Channels and New Entrants” study,…

Forensics Consultant Advises Police Not to Look at iPhone X

Forensics Consultant Advises Police Not to Look at iPhone X

“…newer iPhones are designed to require a passcode after five unsuccessful unlock attempts using Face ID, the facial recognition system that allows iPhone users to unlock their devices just by looking at them.” At least one forensics consultant is advising police to avoid looking at a criminal suspect’s iPhone X, in case they need to…

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, Co-founder and CEO, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, Co-founder and CEO, FacePhi

Mobile ID World recently caught up with Javier Mira, Co-founder and CEO, FacePhi, for an interview about the facial recognition company’s recent activity. The conversation begins with talk about the effect Apple’s Face ID has had on the mobile face biometrics market at large, as well as the substantial growth FacePhi has seen over recent…

Innovation Finance Leverages Daon’s IdentityX for Customer Authentication

Innovation Finance Leverages Daon’s IdentityX for Customer Authentication

“Daon has proven again and again the ability to help its customers improve their mobile development initiatives while maintaining a secure platform. Daon’s expertise in biometric authentication is a key component of our technology, and the enhanced security is invaluable to our clients.” -Bill Verhelle, CEO, Innovation Finance Another financial services firm is leveraging Daon‘s…

IntelliVision Announces Upgrade for Automotive Computer Vision Software

IntelliVision Announces Upgrade for Automotive Computer Vision Software

IntelliVision has upgraded its Advanced Driver Assistant System, an aftermarket software solution aimed primarily at dashboard camera integrations. The software is designed to use computer vision to trigger ‘Forward Collision Warnings’ (FCWs) and ‘Lane Departure Warnings’ (LDWs), while an ‘Advanced’ version of the solution offers ‘Pedestrian Collision Warnings’. Running on an Ambarella H22 camera, it…

Precise Biometrics Shifts Focus to Multi-Modal Authentication

Precise Biometrics Shifts Focus to Multi-Modal Authentication

“Biometric systems with fingerprints, face, voice, behaviour and iris enables a digital identity that makes it more convenient and secure in the daily life.” Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Precise Biometrics is moving beyond fingerprint recognition, announcing that it has embraced a new business strategy focused on multi-modal biometric authentication solutions. In a statement…

UK Home Office Exploring Mobile, Biometric Passport Technology Through New Contract

UK Home Office Exploring Mobile, Biometric Passport Technology Through New Contract

A major new government contract in the UK suggests authorities in the country are moving toward biometrics-driven, mobile-based identity solutions for travellers. The UK Home Office awarded the contract to WorldReach Software, an Ottawa-based firm offering a platform called “Know Your Traveller”. The platform is designed to facilitate remote identity verification through a smartphone app,…

China’s Airbnb Rival Looking Into Face-Scanning Smart Home Tech

China’s Airbnb Rival Looking Into Face-Scanning Smart Home Tech

Xiaozhu, an Airbnb-like service based in China, has announced that it has brought in $300 million in its latest financing round, and will use part of the capital influx to develop smart home technology, which could involve biometrics. The funding round was led by Advantech Capital and Yunfeng Capital, a venture capital firm backed by…

IdentityX Empowers Akbank to Achieve Biometric First in Turkey

IdentityX Empowers Akbank to Achieve Biometric First in Turkey

“This is one of the fastest-growing user adoptions we have seen globally.” -Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon Daon has a big new client in Turkey, with Akbank leveraging its IdentityX solution to become the first bank in the country to enable customer authentication via facial recognition. In announcing the deployment, the companies noted that Brand Finance…

FacePhi Reveals Big New Security Platform: inPhinite

FacePhi Reveals Big New Security Platform: inPhinite

“The release of this product will mean the consolidation of our position within the biometric security market in financial entities.” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi FacePhi has dramatically expanded its solutions portfolio, taking its flagship Selphi solution and building a “zero risk” security platform around it. Dubbed “inPhinite”, the platform comprises six key elements. There…

Melissa Launches Selfie-Based Onboarding Solution

Melissa Launches Selfie-Based Onboarding Solution

California-based Melissa has officially launched its new selfie-based onboarding solution. At its essence, the eIDV (for “Electronic ID Verification”) platform is similar to other recent selfie-based mobile authentication systems, combining document reading and facial recognition technology to remotely scan an end user’s ID document and match the face it depicts to that of the user,…

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Chooses Daon’s IdentityX for Multimodal Authentication

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Chooses Daon’s IdentityX for Multimodal Authentication

“[IdentityX] has proven highly popular in the financial services sector over the last few years…” Another financial institution has opted to take advantage of Daon‘s IdentityX mobile authentication platform. The company has announced that South Africa’s Capitec Bank has signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate with Daon over IdentityX. In a statement announcing the partnership, the…

Ipsidy to Showcase Mobile Biometrics at Major Industry Events

Ipsidy to Showcase Mobile Biometrics at Major Industry Events

Ipsidy is going to be at two of the biggest industry events of the autumn showcasing its biometric technology and electronic transaction processing services, the company has announced. First up is Money20/20, where the company will be showcasing from booth 1179. Money20/20 Las Vegas is, in fact, one of the biggest FinTech events of the…

BIO-key Introduces New Biometric Bike Lock at Luxury Tech Show

BIO-key Introduces New Biometric Bike Lock at Luxury Tech Show

“The user can scan their fingerprint directly on the TouchLock Bike Pro, or perform a fingerprint scan on their smartphone via the TouchLock app, or even use the app to authenticate with facial recognition via a selfie image.” BIO-key is going unveiled a new biometric lock product this week at the Luxury Technology Show in…

Jumio Wins Two Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards

Jumio Wins Two Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards

Jumio has been named a winner in two categories of Cyber Defense Magazine’s Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards, with judges recognizing the company in the area of “Best Product Biometrics” and as the “Next Gen InfoSec Startup of the Year”. The company was, of course, recognized for its Netverify solution, which revolves around the use…

FBI Compels Child Porn Suspect to Unlock iPhone with Face ID

FBI Compels Child Porn Suspect to Unlock iPhone with Face ID

The first case has emerged of police compelling a criminal suspect to unlock their iPhone X using Face ID, Apple’s infrared facial recognition system. As Forbes‘ Thomas Brewster reports, the case has emerged from Columbus, Ohio, where FBI investigators ordered a man suspected of trafficking in child pornography to unlock his iPhone with a face…

Jumio Wins Two Golden Bridge Awards

Jumio Wins Two Golden Bridge Awards

Jumio has won two Golden Bridge Awards in recognition of its Netverify authentication solution. The company took a Bronze award in the category of “Security Solution for Enterprise (Large) Innovations”, and a Gold award in “Access Compliance and Risk Management Innovations”, with judges evidently appreciating the platform’s utility for easy customer authentication and onboarding. Netverify…

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