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GSMA Looks Beyond COVID-19 with 125% MWC Credit Offer

GSMA Looks Beyond COVID-19 with 125% MWC Credit Offer

“In announcing the offers, the GSMA maintained that it stands by the decision to cancel this year’s MWC Barcelona, asserting that it was ‘the only option at the time, as has been made clear by subsequent events.’” Having cancelled this year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona over coronavirus concerns, the GSMA is already looking to next…

Reed Exhibitions Postpones CNP Summit and Makes Plans for Virtual Series

Reed Exhibitions Postpones CNP Summit and Makes Plans for Virtual Series

The COVID-19 pandemic is still rippling through the 2020 conference schedule. Reed Exhibitions has announced that this year’s CNP Summit has officially been postponed. The event was originally supposed to run from May 19 to 21 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, but will now be rescheduled for a future date that is yet…

BioConnect Highlights Mobile Access Solution at First Virtual Trade Show

BioConnect Highlights Mobile Access Solution at First Virtual Trade Show

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the 2020 conference calendar, but the world’s leading tech companies are finding innovative ways to overcome the disruption. For example, BioConnect has put together its first Virtual Trade Show to fill in some of the scheduling gaps, with three days of programming set to kick off on March 18. The…

FIDO Shares Full Agenda for Authenticate 2020

FIDO Shares Full Agenda for Authenticate 2020

The FIDO Alliance has released the full agenda for its upcoming Authenticate conference. The inaugural event is scheduled to run from June 2-3 in Seattle. Authenticate was first announced back in September, and is the FIDO Alliance’s first attempt at hosting a major industry event. The conference was set up to advance the organization’s passwordless…

Payments, Security Keys, PlayStation 5 and More in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

Payments, Security Keys, PlayStation 5 and More in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

In a week marked by the conspicuous absence of one of the mobile industry’s biggest events – Mobile World Congress Barcelona, which was cancelled due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus – mobile tech news nevertheless marched on, with a variety of topics making their way into Mobile ID World’s top stories roundup. One…

Yubico Showcases Latest Wares at RSA Conference 2020

Yubico Showcases Latest Wares at RSA Conference 2020

The 2020 RSA Conference is officially underway, and Yubico is once again highlighting its presence at the event. The digital security specialist is currently conducting demos and showcasing its latest products at booth S-3103, while the company’s partners are displaying their own unique YubiKey integrations at other booths scattered across the show floor. Most notably,…

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen will be showcasing its new U20-ASFX fingerprint sensor module at the upcoming Connect:ID event in Washington, D.C. The standalone U20-ASFX is compliant with the FAP 20 standard and can store up to 20,000 fingerprint templates, a figure that is 10 times greater than the module’s U20-ASF predecessor. The new module can be used right…

GSMA Board Issues Statement on MWC Cancellation

GSMA Board Issues Statement on MWC Cancellation

The GMSA Board has issued a statement on the cancellation of MWC Barcelona. The event was scheduled to kick off on February 24, but the GSMA was forced to cancel its flagship event due to escalating concerns about the coronavirus. In its statement, the Board extended its sympathies to those affected by the outbreak, and…

Entrust Datacard and nCipher to Display Wares at 2020 RSA Conference

Entrust Datacard and nCipher to Display Wares at 2020 RSA Conference

Entrust Datacard and nCipher Security will both be showing off their wares at the upcoming 2020 RSA Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. nCipher is an Entrust Datacard subsidiary, and develops the hardware security modules (HSMs) that are used in Entrust Datacard’s enterprise digital security solutions. To that end, the nCipher HSMs allow…

GSMA Reiterates Health and Safety Measures in Wake of Ericsson’s MWC Cancellation

GSMA Reiterates Health and Safety Measures in Wake of Ericsson’s MWC Cancellation

The GSMA is once again assuring guests that MWC Barcelona will proceed as scheduled, despite ongoing concerns about the coronavirus. The latest statement was made in response to the news that Ericsson has decided not to attend the annual conference at the end of the month. The GSMA acknowledged that Ericsson’s absence would inevitably have…

GSMA Details Coronavirus Prevention Measures for MWC Barcelona

GSMA Details Coronavirus Prevention Measures for MWC Barcelona

The GSMA has issued a second statement on the coronavirus, detailing some of the steps the organization is taking to ensure the health and safety of visitors at upcoming MWC events. Most notably, the GSMA insisted that the recent outbreak will have a minimal impact on this month’s MWC Barcelona, and that all currently scheduled…

FIDO Announces Keynote Speakers for Authenticate Conference

FIDO Announces Keynote Speakers for Authenticate Conference

The FIDO Alliance has finally shared the list of keynote speakers for the inaugural Authenticate conference in June. The organization first put out the call for speakers when Authenticate was announced back in September. Authenticate will be FIDO’s first attempt at organizing a major industry event, and is scheduled for June 2-3 at the Motif…

GSMA Takes Measures Against Coronavirus

GSMA Takes Measures Against Coronavirus

With one of its flagship events just around the corner, the GSMA is seeking to reassure attendees that it is keeping a close watch on developments pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak, and is taking measures to safeguard against the virus as necessary. The next major event for the GSMA is Mobile World Congress Barcelona, and…

GSMA Announces Nominees for 2020 GLOMO Awards

GSMA Announces Nominees for 2020 GLOMO Awards

The GSMA has released the official shortlist for the 2020 GLOMO Awards. The Awards will be handed out at next month’s MWC event in Barcelona, during a ceremony that will take place on Tuesday, February 25th. The annual GLOMO Awards were set up to recognize pioneering feats of mobile technology. Prizes are handed out in…

NEC to Showcase New 5G Offerings at MWC Barcelona

NEC to Showcase New 5G Offerings at MWC Barcelona

NEC will be looking to generate new 5G business opportunities when it heads to February’s MWC event in Barcelona. The company will be showcasing a slew of new products and services based on 5G technology, all of which is part of a broader Smart Connectivity theme. The offerings are part of a comprehensive 5G ecosystem…

170,000 Guests Saw More than 20,000 New Products at CES 2020

170,000 Guests Saw More than 20,000 New Products at CES 2020

CES 2020 is officially in the books, and the organizers are wrapping up the event with a look back at some of the major highlights. This year, the 4,400+ exhibitors in Las Vegas launched more than 20,000 new products, which were viewed by approximately 170,000 attendees.   Much of the attention went towards traditional tech…

CES Kickstarts 2020 in This Week’s Mobile ID News Roundup

CES Kickstarts 2020 in This Week’s Mobile ID News Roundup

Another year in mobile tech has kicked off with the annual Consumer Electronics Show putting it into a high gear. That’s a big part of the reason this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories is dominated by smart car technology, with in-display smartphone fingerprint scanning also factoring into this week’s collection in a…

Vuzix Biometric Smartglasses Tech Shines Under Several Partner Spotlights at CES

Vuzix Biometric Smartglasses Tech Shines Under Several Partner Spotlights at CES

Biometric smartglasses specialist Vuzix is enjoying broad promotional support from its partners at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Among those showcasing its smartglasses, which have raised some eyebrows with their incorporation of facial recognition technology, are Netherlands-based 1Minuut Innovation, whose Genzõ mobile platform enables video chat and medical consultation through the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses;…

Samsung Stuffs 5G Safety and Infotainment Features Into Digital Cockpit 2020

Samsung Stuffs 5G Safety and Infotainment Features Into Digital Cockpit 2020

Samsung is continuing to explore the potential for connected vehicles with the CES debut of the Digital Cockpit 2020. The new Digital Cockpit is the product of an ongoing collaboration with Samsung’s HARMAN International subsidiary. So what can drivers expect to find? The Digital Cockpit is built with an Exynos Auto V9 System on Chip,…

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