Finger

mCommerce Month Feature Two: The Importance Of The End User Experience

mCommerce Month Feature Two: The Importance Of The End User Experience

Convenience and Security In the world of mobile commerce, money is being transferred constantly. It’s the entire idea; the next step up from eCommerce: buy and bank from wherever you are. It goes without saying that the technology that is being developed and deployed to enable this next generation of finance absolutely must be secure…

Samsung Considering Iris Biometrics on Future Smartphones

Samsung Considering Iris Biometrics on Future Smartphones

“Regular readers will recall that this is in sync with a rumor from last autumn that had speculators expecting an iris scanner on the S5. Now with this official statement, it appears that this rumor was just a bit too forward thinking.” The Samsung Galaxy S5 is notable as a flagship smartphone from a major global OEM…

Interview with Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

All of our products are much more focused on the civil and commercial marketplace than what has been available in the past. We think that programs such as voter ID and census programs, pension and welfare distribution, border control and refugee management are the programs that will be very important in the coming years in civil projects. Because of the openness of the platform, the devices can also be used by the military and law enforcement agencies for functions like base protection, criminal watch lists, site exploitation and detainee management systems. These groups are very excited by the lower costs than the current offerings.

connectID 2014: Introducing Liveness Detection on Mobile Devices

connectID 2014: Introducing Liveness Detection on Mobile Devices

In terms of technological advancements in strong mobile authentication, nothing seems to be more essential, at least in terms of satiating the public’s need for peace of mind, than liveness detection. With the high profile spoofing of Apple’s Touch ID almost immediately after its release, the demand was loud and clear: even though biometrics prevent…

MWC 2014: PayPal Is First Global Payment Company To Support Galaxy S5 Biometrics

MWC 2014: PayPal Is First Global Payment Company To Support Galaxy S5 Biometrics

Perhaps the biggest promise that the new era of mobile identity has been making over the past year has been an mCommerce revolution: the ability to easily pay for online purchases while keeping the transaction secure. Anyone who has found themselves on the verge of just forgetting about the designer t-shirts or special order computer…

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint And Vital Biometrics Confirmed With Official Announcement

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint And Vital Biometrics Confirmed With Official Announcement

It is finally here. After what seems like an eternity of waiting and speculation, today during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung officially unveiled it’s new flagship smartphone: the Galaxy S5, complete with the expected fingerprint scanner and a surprise heart rate monitor. Keeping up with Apple’s iPhone 5S in terms of strong…

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…

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…

Samsung’s Mobile Biometrics, Students for Digital Wallets and the Big Biometric Opportunities of 2014 – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Jan 20-14

Samsung’s Mobile Biometrics, Students for Digital Wallets and the Big Biometric Opportunities of 2014 – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Jan 20-14

The week started off with another rumor out of Korea concerning Samsung’s answer to Apple’s iPhones 5S, specifically regarding the better-than-PIN security that will typify this next generation smartphones. Initially rumored to be the first smartphone featuring a built-in iris scanner, the Korea Herald has cited anonymous sources that the Samsung Galaxy S5, set for…

Fingerprint Cards Featured on Newly Launched Android Phones

Fingerprint Cards Featured on Newly Launched Android Phones

A fingerprint sensor on a smartphone. It is a simple, yet revolutionary idea that is set to drive society beyond the need for passwords and PINs in into a world of strong mobile authentication. This September, with the release of its iPhone 5S, biometrics on smartphones made it into the mainstream media, and Apple is…

Invisible Biometrics For Banking, Fingerprint Sensors on Smart Cards and The Password is Dead – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

Invisible Biometrics For Banking, Fingerprint Sensors on Smart Cards and The Password is Dead – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

This week kicked off with the newest findBIOMETRICS webinar “The Password is Dead!”: a discussion with Michael Barrett, president of the FIDO Alliance, and Nok Nok Labs’ senior director of business development Jamie Cowper (filling in for CEO Phil Dunkelberger) on exactly what you would expect: a future of strong authentication. As if to accent…

Smart Cards: Fingerprint Cards and SmartMetric Protect Digital Wallet With Biometrics

Smart Cards: Fingerprint Cards and SmartMetric Protect Digital Wallet With Biometrics

One of the biggest benefits rising from the marriage between strong authentication and mobile technology is convenience. Ease of use on the transactions making side of things is where the traction is coming from in terms of end-user demand. Not only are PINs and passwords too abundant to keep track of and too cumbersome to enter…

Interview with Stephen Thies, CEO, Integrated Biometrics

Interview with Stephen Thies, CEO, Integrated Biometrics   fB: Can we start off by hearing about your LES, Light Emitting Sensor technology and why it is so special? IB: Sure, great question.” LES is More” is our company tag line. LES stands for Light Emitting Sensor. Our LES sensors use electroluminescence film which, when your…

BIO-key International Completes $3.7 Million Private Placement, Has Mobile Biometrics Boom To Thank

Ever since the iPhone 5S hit shelves in September, sporting its fancy Touch ID fingerprint sensor, fingerprint biometrics companies have been on the receiving end of a ton of attention. Sensors on smartphones stand to break down barriers faced in enacting BYOD policies, online payment protection and even physical access to limited areas. BIO-key International is…

Elephant Talk Announces Preliminary Q3 2013 Financial Results

Elephant Talk Announces Preliminary Q3 2013 Financial Results

Telecommunications analysis and security solutions provider Elephant Talk, a company among whose offerings you will find cloud-based fraud prevention, has reported the preliminary results of its third fiscal quarter for this year and the company is pointing a finger at its mobile offerings as the improvement. Elephant Talk’s mobile and security solutions revenue increased 12…

In the Beginning: Fingerprint Biometrics in Mobile ID

In the Beginning: Fingerprint Biometrics in Mobile ID

Now that the iPhone 5S and Touch ID have been released, I thought it would be fun to take you down memory lane regarding how mobile biometric (namely fingerprint) devices began to see success with key milestones along the way. It began in 1995 with a company known as Digital Biometrics, Inc. (DBI) commissioned by Harris…

Pantech Android Phablet Launched in Korea Featuring FPC Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) announced today that Pantech has launched a new phablet, the Vega Secret Note, that features the Swedish manufacturer’s fingerprint sensors. The new device will be appearing in Korean stores over the next month. Pantech already has a fingerprint sporting mobile available in Korea: the Vega LTE A smartphone which, launched in…

Samsung Galaxy Rumored to Feature Iris Biometric Security

Samsung Galaxy Rumored to Feature Iris Biometric Security

Mobility and biometrics are well suited for each other. With passwords and PINs no longer fit for protecting important data, such as personal financial information, payment transactions or confidential business materials, a stronger method needed to enter onto the scene and preferably provide less friction than the inconvenient and under-used methods of the recent past.…

Pages