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New Hertz App Enables Biometric Authentication

New Hertz App Enables Biometric Authentication

Hertz has released a refurbished mobile app designed to streamline the car rental process and make it easier for customers to get on the road. The app will allow users to log in using fingerprint or facial recognition, at which point they can use the app to make reservations, manage their accounts, and access services…

New White Paper Provides Biometric Solutions to Modern Enterprise Security Challenges

New White Paper Provides Biometric Solutions to Modern Enterprise Security Challenges

“Work will continue to change, but identity will always remain a fundamental element of enterprise security.” That observation is key to the perspective offered in Aware, Inc.‘s newest white paper, “Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work”, a newly published resource offering a compelling assessment of the enterprise security landscape in the…

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

“…HID says it will introduce additional capabilities to the AR tool to help organizations take full advantage of information modelling, and to enhance communications between on-site workers and remote teams.” HID Global is looking to make life easier for installers of its access control solutions with a cutting-edge new Augmented Reality solution. Called the “HID…

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

“ClinOne’s biometric and multi-factor authentication capabilities significantly increase security and privacy controls around clinical data in the virtual environment.” ClinOne is adding biometric authentication to its clinical research platform. The company has announced that its iOS and Android app now offers support for fingerprint and facial recognition, which will reduce the risk of data breaches…

AppGuard Launches Military-Grade Data Sharing App for Employee Devices

AppGuard Launches Military-Grade Data Sharing App for Employee Devices

AppGuard has launched a new mobile app that is designed to provide “zero trust” security for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Dubbed TRUSTICA Mobile, the new app creates a unique key to encrypt every single text message, voice message, and file sent through the service.  “Malware and malicious apps can’t steal or expose sensitive…

App-based IAM Solutions Will Become More Common in the Workplace: Gartner

App-based IAM Solutions Will Become More Common in the Workplace: Gartner

In 2018, fewer than five percent of organizations used smartphones apps for identity and access management. That number is likely to skyrocket in the next few years: Gartner analysts are now predicting that 70 percent of organizations will implement such systems by the year 2022. The trend will allow employees to use their phones to…

New HID-Phunware App Makes It Easier to Find Your Way Through a Hospital

New HID-Phunware App Makes It Easier to Find Your Way Through a Hospital

“With HID technologies, we have changed the location-aware landscape, delivering location as a service.  Now, healthcare organizations can easily lay out the foundation for IoT applications, such as wayfinding.” – Rom Eizenberg, Vice President of Sales, Bluvision, part of HID Global It can be easy to get lost inside a hospital, but a new partnership…

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Insurance continues to be an unlikely innovator in the field of artificial intelligence, announcing a new, mobile-based auto insurance claims system. Developed by subsidiary Ping An Property and Casualty Insurance Company of China, or “Ping An P&C”, the solution is designed to allow drivers to immediately make insurance claims through a specialized app,…

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

“Rather than relying on healthcare professionals to take care of individuals afflicted by health issues in their homes, FreedomCare compensates relatives and friends who sign up to act as caregivers.” A New York-based home healthcare company has announced a new mobile app that is designed to use facial recognition to make sure caregivers are working…

Acuant Tech Integrated Into Hotel Check-In Platform

Acuant Tech Integrated Into Hotel Check-In Platform

“…Intelity can now enable customers of its hotel clients to remotely confirm their identities for check-in and activate their digital keys, potentially bypassing the front desk entirely.” Acuant is checking into a big space in the hospitality sector: The company has partnered with Intelity, which offers an extensive hotel guest experience and management platform. The…

App Development Platform Gets Enhanced Face Scanning

App Development Platform Gets Enhanced Face Scanning

An app development platform for businesses has just announced an upgrade to its platform that includes enhanced facial biometrics capabilities. The upgrade concerns the Firebase platform’s machine learning-oriented ML Kit, which offers developers APIs to help them take advantage of technologies including text recognition and face detection. In a blog post announcing the upgrades to…

Heathrow Airport to Leverage Yoti’s Mobile Tech for Biometric Passenger Processing

Heathrow Airport to Leverage Yoti’s Mobile Tech for Biometric Passenger Processing

Yoti has teamed up with Heathrow Airport for a groundbreaking trial of biometric passenger processing technology, the company has announced. The aim is to replace traditional travel documents with digital, biometrically authenticated mobile credentials on passengers’ mobile devices. That will, of course, be facilitated by Yoti’s mobile technology, which is designed to combine document reading…

White Label Remote Onboarding App Leverages Mitek Tech

White Label Remote Onboarding App Leverages Mitek Tech

“In announcing the new solution, Mitek and JanusID emphasized its compliance with the European Union’s recently implemented GDPR regulation…” Mitek‘s Mobile Verify ID solution has been integrated into a new white label app for customer onboarding. Developed by JanusID, a Netherlands-based firm focused on web authentication solutions, the app is called “CheckedID”. It leverages Mitek’s…

New Snapchat Features Illustrate Rise of AI

New Snapchat Features Illustrate Rise of AI

Snapchat is taking advantage of speech recognition technology to enhance the augmented reality capabilities of its social media platform. The company has announced a new feature that allows its app to recognize simple words like “hi”, “yes”, “no”, “love”, and “wow”. Saying these words will allow users to automatically trigger animated effects; for example, saying…

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