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BYOD Month: 3 Essential Considerations in BYOD

BYOD Month: 3 Essential Considerations in BYOD

The BYOD phenomenon in the workplace is an interesting beast. While throwing mobility into the mix at work offers a great amount of potential for efficiency, it also presents a huge vulnerability in terms of information flow and cyber security. What’s more is that mobility can and will enter a workplace whether it has a…

Precise Biometrics Enterprise Focus Continues to Pay Off

Precise Biometrics Enterprise Focus Continues to Pay Off

Sweden-based Precise Biometrics has announced that it has received a major order for its Tactivo readers. The company will ship 2000 units to a South African insurance company; the order is valued at 1.12 million SEK. Tactivo devices are essentially smart card readers that affix to mobile devices, thereby allowing for  improved access control via…

A&D Medical Hooks Up with HealthKit

Remote care solutions provider A&D Medical has launched a free app that will connect and share information with Apple’s HealthKit. The app, A&D Connect, offers users the ability to aggregate their health data in one convenient place, syncing data on calories, weight, heart rate, blood pressure, and perambulation. Moreover, the app will also link to…

New App Allows Biometric Access Control For Macs

New App Allows Biometric Access Control For Macs

Fans of Apple’s Touch ID must find loging on to their notebook and desktop Macs tedious and antiquated. And why not? Passwords are both insecure and inconvenient. With no indications that future versions of Apple’s computers will sport built-in fingerprint sensors like the current generation of iPhones and iPads do, it seems like relief is nowhere in…

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launches in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launches in India

Today marks the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note in India. The standard version of the smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer features a bunch of nice performance specs and is priced competitively at 8,999 rupees, with a 4G edition of the handset coming in at 9,999 rupees (that’s $145 and $162 respectively). Those kind of…

Biometric Tech is the Latest in Canine Fashion

Biometric Tech is the Latest in Canine Fashion

Not ones to appear unfashionable, dogs are now getting into wearable tech, according to a new BBC article. An American team of researchers have developed a prototype for a canine harness fitted with motion detection technology and biometric cardiac and body temperature sensors. The harness offers a number of opportunities for dog handlers, according to…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Conferences Commerce and Consortia

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Conferences Commerce and Consortia

This week at Mobile ID World we prepared for CARTES Secure Connexions 2014 and Money20/20, where Peter O’Neill (Mobile ID World President) will be moderating a panel on biometrics and payment. We also brought a close to Cloud Authentication Month with a look at the disruptive Biometrics as a Service (BaaS) model and covered mobile…

Mobile Biometrics Month: The Primer

Mobile Biometrics Month: The Primer

Here at Mobile ID World we cover more than biometrics and mobile devices, but it does make up the majority of our news and features. There is a great reason for this: thanks to the increasing proliferation of smartphones and tablets with biometric capabilities combined with a growing demand for post-password security has brought the…

ImageWare Systems Scores Three Year Contract With International Retailer

ImageWare Systems Scores Three Year Contract With International Retailer

In retail environments biometrics can solve a number of problems. Time and attendance management, employee terminal sign on and physical access control are all applications of strong identity management that can bring efficiency, security and trust to any organization, and retail is no different. In order to meet the needs of the organizations that can…

VoiceVault Releases Mobile Voice Biometric Platform

VoiceVault Releases Mobile Voice Biometric Platform

VoiceVault, a provider of voice recognition solutions, has announced the release of ViGo, a mobile exclusive voice biometric platform. Targeted at the developer market, ViGo is designed as an of the shelf solution, ready to create and deploy voice biometrics in a mobile app. The driving force behind ViGo – and mobile voice biometrics in…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: The Key Component in Retail Biometric Payments

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: The Key Component in Retail Biometric Payments

This week at Mobile ID World, commerce took center stage as we started to prepare for the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged event in Tampa, Florida. Along with our sister site, findBIOMETRICS, we have entered The Road to Biometrics UnPlugged: a summer long series of features chosen to shed some light on the fast approaching summit.…

Samsung Announces Second Biometric Smartphone

Samsung Announces Second Biometric Smartphone

If there was any doubt concerning the big smartphone OEMs support of biometric logical access control, the naysayers can humbly sit back down and be quiet. Samsung has officially announced everything but the official price of its forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, and wouldn’t you know it, just like its older sibling it has a…

Sensory Brings On-Device Face and Voice Recognition to Mobile

Sensory Brings On-Device Face and Voice Recognition to Mobile

Competition is heating up over the security in your pocket. Today, Sensory announced a new biometric solution optimized for smartphones, tablets and PC platforms: TrulySecure. A software-based multi-factor product, Sensory’s new technology suit is aimed at bringing accessibility to the consumer logical access control market. Sensory’s technology is available to OEM product developers as a…

iPhone 6 Release Date Possibly Leaked

iPhone 6 Release Date Possibly Leaked

“German publication ApfelPage has reported that Deutsche Telekom has begun to use the iPhone 6 street date as an incentive to get customers to extend their contracts.” The speculation is buzzing once again on the topic of Apple smartphones, but this time it’s not so much about new features, it’s about timing. Get out your calendars, it…

Biometrics To Be Mainstream on Mobiles and Wearables in 2015 Says Goode Intelligence

Biometrics To Be Mainstream on Mobiles and Wearables in 2015 Says Goode Intelligence

Strong authentication is a logical next step in mobile technology. The Internet has been an increasingly integral part of human life for decades, and with the introduction of the smartphone, tablet and now wearable technology, being able to properly and irrefutably prove your identity in the digital half of the world is necessary. According to…

Mobile Multi-Modal Month – Feature One: The Primer

Mobile Multi-Modal Month – Feature One: The Primer

This month, in celebration of some big changes happening at our sister site findBIOMETRICS, we here at Mobile ID World will be joining in the investigative festivities of Multi-Modal Month. fB published its usual primer on the topic, but seeing as mobility has really come into its own over the past twelve months in terms…

Oberthur Technologies Launches Gaurdialys Convergence: Biometric Access Solution

Oberthur Technologies Launches Gaurdialys Convergence: Biometric Access Solution

As further proof that the intersection of mobility and biometrics are becoming increasingly entwined, digital security solutions provider Oberthur Technologies announced the launch of Guardialys Converges today. An access control solution range designed for corporate environments, Guardialys secures physical places and data simultaneously while adhering to a strong authentication standard. Usually physical and logical access…

Interview: Emilio Martinez, CEO of AGNITiO

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World had a chance to speak with AGNITiO CEO Emilio Martinez on the current state of the mobile biometrics landscape, protecting against spoofing and the place for voice recognition in multi-factor authentication.

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