mobile authentication

Scottish e-Gov Service Enables Yoti Authentication

Scottish e-Gov Service Enables Yoti Authentication

Yoti‘s partnership with the Scottish Government has produced its first major results, with the company announcing that Scottish citizens can now use its app to access their online “myaccount” profile with the Improvement Service, an organization mandated with improving local government services in the country. The “myaccount” online portal allows citizens to perform such activities…

Goodix Exec: US-China Trade War Slowing Mobile Biometrics Market Growth

Goodix Exec: US-China Trade War Slowing Mobile Biometrics Market Growth

The US-China trade war is slowing growth in the mobile biometrics market, suggest comments made by a senior Goodix executive at the latest Mobile World Congress. Speaking to the Nikkei Asian Review, Goodix CTO and COO Pi Bo said, “Under the current conditions, it has become very unlikely for Chinese tech companies like us to…

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…

Ipsidy Launches Proof App, Combining Selfie Authentication and Gov’t ID

Ipsidy Launches Proof App, Combining Selfie Authentication and Gov’t ID

Ipsidy has a released a new biometric security app that combines government IDs with selfie authentication to make customer onboarding more convenient and more secure. Dubbed Proof, the app allows customers to use an Android or Apple camera to scan their government ID, and uses the digital signature to verify its authenticity. Proof then relies…

MWC Barcelona: Aware’s Kai Imgenberg on Knomi, Biometric Banking and More [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: Aware’s Kai Imgenberg on Knomi, Biometric Banking and More [Audio]

Aware, Inc. is a longtime player in the biometrics industry, but the company has had some particularly big wins over the last year. It scored a $38 million dollar contract from the UK Home Office to help develop a biometric services system for border control and law enforcement; and, as CEO Kevin Russell noted in…

MWC Barcelona: Daon’s EMEA Sales Director on IdentityX’s Big New Feature [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: Daon’s EMEA Sales Director on IdentityX’s Big New Feature [Audio]

In the mobile biometrics industry, Daon enjoys a particularly high profile. It was one of the first first and most important pioneers of software-based biometric authentication after Apple’s introduction of Touch ID kicked off the mobile biometric revolution – its multimodal IdentityX platform set the standard of success for mobile banking biometrics. And it continues…

MWC Barcelona: FacePhi’s R&D Director on the Company’s Remarkable Growth [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: FacePhi’s R&D Director on the Company’s Remarkable Growth [Audio]

Selfie-based authentication has really taken off as a hot new trend over the last couple of years, turning what is for many an everyday activity into a means of highly secure authentication. As one of the pioneers of this kind of technology, FacePhi has established itself as a clear market leader. The company came into…

Egis Technology Brings Full Line of Fingerprint Sensors to MWC19

Egis Technology Brings Full Line of Fingerprint Sensors to MWC19

Egis Technology’s full line of fingerprint sensors is currently on display at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Guests can find the company at Booth 1C80 in Hall 1 in Fira Gran Via until the conference concludes on February 28.  Egis is one of the world’s leading developers of fingerprint recognition technology. As a longstanding…

Onfido Brings Trusted Identity to 2nd Address

Onfido Brings Trusted Identity to 2nd Address

“To register for the platform, users need only to upload a facial image and pictures of official ID. Onfido’s system can then use facial recognition technology to confirm that the images match, verifying the user’s identity.” Onfido has another new client in the sharing economy market: 2nd Address, a kind of Airbnb for business professionals,…

Galaxy S10’s Qualcomm In-Display Sensor is First to Get FIDO Biometric Component Certification

Galaxy S10’s Qualcomm In-Display Sensor is First to Get FIDO Biometric Component Certification

“By being first to market with FIDO Alliance biometric component certification for their new line of Galaxy devices, Samsung is positioning the Galaxy S10 and S10+ as the industry best practice for biometric-enabled devices…” – Brett McDowell, Executive Director, FIDO Alliance The first solution to receive certification through the FIDO Alliance’s Biometric Component Certification Program…

Aware’s Q4 Update Reports Steady Growth

Aware’s Q4 Update Reports Steady Growth

“…the company attributed the growth mostly to “higher service sales”, with “higher software maintenance sales and lower costs” also playing a role.” Aware, Inc. has posted its results for the quarter ended December 31st, showing steady growth. The company saw revenues of $4.1 million in the quarter, compared to $3.1 million in Q4 of 2017.…

RV Sharing Platform to Use Onfido Authentication

RV Sharing Platform to Use Onfido Authentication

Onfido has attained another new client in the growing car sharing market: RVShare.com has opted for its identity verification solution. Based in the US, RVShare operates a network of 60,000 trailer and motorhome owners offering to rent out their vehicles. And as with any other contemporary vehicle-sharing platform, the company faces a strong need to…

Jumio Adds iBeta Level-2 Certified Liveness Detection to Selfie-Based Solution

Jumio Adds iBeta Level-2 Certified Liveness Detection to Selfie-Based Solution

“With this technology now integrated into one of the most popular and successful mobile onboarding and authentication solution on the market, client organizations and end users will have access to a sophisticated authentication solution offering an unprecedented level of security.” Jumio has empowered its selfie-based authentication platform with the market’s only iBeta Level-1 and Level-2…

Mobile Biometric Retail Payments Come to Romania

Mobile Biometric Retail Payments Come to Romania

Romania is getting its first biometric payment system thanks to a new partnership between Wirecard and Oney Bank. The two organizations will collaborate on Well.com, a mobile app that will allow customers to use their fingerprints or a QR code to authorize payments in Auchan Retail stores throughout the country. “Payment methods are continuously improving…

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…

Iris Biometrics and Blockchain Combine to Protect Patient Data

Iris Biometrics and Blockchain Combine to Protect Patient Data

“Users’ iris biometrics will be linked to their health information on Patientory’s PTOYNet blockchain, allowing for reliable, secure online access.” Iris biometrics specialist IrisGuard is entering the healthcare market through a collaboration with Patientory, a San Francisco-based provider of a healthcare-focused blockchain network. The companies are focusing on patient identification, with IrisGuard’s EyePay Phone technology…

Malaysian FinTech Firm Acquires Latvia’s X Infotech

Malaysian FinTech Firm Acquires Latvia’s X Infotech

Latvia-based eID specialist X Infotech has been acquired by Silverlake Axis (or “SAL”), a Malaysian FinTech solutions provider focused on the BFSI, retail, and logistics industries. Announcing the acquisition in a statement, SAL did not disclose its fiscal details, but indicated that it now possesses 80 percent equity in SIA X Infotech Group. Its CEO,…

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for…

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