mobile biometrics

IDEMIA’s CloudCard+ Named “Best Payment Authentication Platform/Solution” by Juniper

IDEMIA’s CloudCard+ Named “Best Payment Authentication Platform/Solution” by Juniper

“IDEMIA’s solution is a mobile application that is designed to leverage one of two biometric factors for user authentication…” IDEMIA has come out a winner in Juniper Research’s Future Digital Awards. Its CloudCard+ solution took the top prize in the category of “Best Payment Authentication Platform/Solution”, ahead of runner-up Accertify and its Dynamic Risk Vectors…

Have In-Display Biometric Sensors Made an Industry-wide Impact?

Have In-Display Biometric Sensors Made an Industry-wide Impact?

This week brought some important news in the world of mobile biometrics: At its Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm announced that it had developed a new, ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. Called the 3D Sonic Sensor, it was unveiled alongside Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform, its flagship chip solution for the coming year. Together with the launch of…

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks 3D Facial Recognition, AI, and More

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks 3D Facial Recognition, AI, and More

Sensory, Inc. closed out 2017 as the provider of one of the world’s most sophisticated biometrics platforms for mobile devices. Having demoed a virtual bank teller AI assistant that uses facial and voice recognition to identify the user at the FinovateFall event, the company saw its technology integrated into a major new smartphone from LG,…

Qualcomm Announces New Ultrasonic, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Qualcomm Announces New Ultrasonic, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“…the solution’s announcement at the Snapdragon Technology Summit suggests that it’s going to be an important part of Qualcomm’s product portfolio over the coming year…” Qualcomm has announced a new in-display fingerprint sensor. Called the Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor, it’s based on ultrasonic imaging technology. On that note, it isn’t yet clear how the new solution…

Biometric Age Verification Can Curb Youth Gambling in UK: Jumio

Biometric Age Verification Can Curb Youth Gambling in UK: Jumio

“By implementing a system like Jumio’s which combines document reading with facial recognition, regulators can enable online betting operators to take advantage of readily available technology – ie. smartphones – to confirm the identities and ages of their patrons.” In the wake of a scandalous new report on youth gambling in the UK, Jumio is…

A Closer Look at a Pioneering FIDO2 Solution

A Closer Look at a Pioneering FIDO2 Solution

The FIDO Alliance’s FIDO2 authentication standard created quite a stir when it was announced this spring, not least because it promised to bring biometric authentication to the world’s most popular web browsers. Now, that kind of functionality is actually starting to take shape, and the first crop of authenticator solutions have received official certification from…

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

“Because our patented method involves interactions with first inputs, we have also developed a highly enabling solution for interactions with augmented and virtual reality objects to provide access to immersive private environments.” – Mike Hill, CEO, SensiPass SensiPass, a Dublin-based firm, has announced a new authentication system based on mobile biometrics. The company already offers…

ImageWare Announces Addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Line

ImageWare Announces Addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Line

“Our new digital onboarding, document signing, and digital vault capabilities augment and further differentiates our authentication platform and solutions. This proven technology has been deployed at telecoms, financial institutions, and other clients with our technology partner Contactable.” – Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare ImageWare has announced a new extension of its GoVerifyID multimodal biometric authentication platform.…

Javelin Lauds OneSpan as ‘Best in Class’ in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Javelin Lauds OneSpan as ‘Best in Class’ in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan has been awarded the title of Best in Class in Javelin’s inaugural 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. The company found itself in the top ranking of all three categories of Javelin’s “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard” – “Functional”, “Innovative”, and “Tailored”. Other companies designated “Leaders” in these categories include HYPR, Nuance Communications, Samsung SDS, and mobile biometrics…

Javelin Names Daon as a Leader in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Javelin Names Daon as a Leader in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

“Daon has been named a Leader – the highest ranking, ahead of Contenders, Followers, and Laggards – in the category of Functional…” Daon has been named a Leader in Javelin’s 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. This is the inaugural year for the awards, based on what Javelin calls its “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard”. According to…

Suprema Fingerprint Biometrics Tech Used in New TazTag Devices

Suprema Fingerprint Biometrics Tech Used in New TazTag Devices

“We take great pride in offering BM-Slim2, the world’s slimmest fingerprint sensor of its kind, to TazTag’s new mobile devices that have been widely used in many vertical markets including telco, banking and law enforcement applications.” -Bogun Park, CEO, Suprema Suprema‘s fingerprint sensor technology has just seen integrations into three new devices from TazTag, a…

BRIEF: The Proliferation of Biometric Consumer Tech

BRIEF: The Proliferation of Biometric Consumer Tech

This time last year was a somewhat tumultuous one in the world of consumer-facing biometrics. Apple had just announced its iPhone X, and an entire industry of mobile device makers who had followed its lead in embracing fingerprint authentication for their own products suddenly faced the question of whether facial recognition was the future, even…

Danal Attains Comprehensive MNO Support for Mobile Identity Platform in UK

Danal Attains Comprehensive MNO Support for Mobile Identity Platform in UK

“The UK is a key market for Danal and more importantly for our customers. Moving to full market coverage is always a key milestone for us in each country. The expansion of UK coverage has already led to an increased demand for services, mirroring that of our market position in the US.” – Jim Greenwell,…

Paychex Integrates Applied Recognition Biometrics into Time and Attendance Tablet

Paychex Integrates Applied Recognition Biometrics into Time and Attendance Tablet

Applied Recognition‘s facial recognition technology has been integrated into a tablet-based system from Paychex, a time and attendance tracking solutions provider. In adopting Applied Recognition’s technology, Paychex has become the latest in a long line of time and attendance specialists looking to enhance their offerings with biometric capabilities that allow clients to more accurately and…

2019 iPhones to Get Upgraded Face ID, iPad to Get ToF Tech: Ming-Chi Kuo

2019 iPhones to Get Upgraded Face ID, iPad to Get ToF Tech: Ming-Chi Kuo

Respected industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that next year’s iPhones will get an upgraded Face ID system and that future iPad models might also incorporate Time of Flight (or ToF) sensor technology. The predictions come by way of a note to investors in which Kuo explains that the upgraded Face ID system will feature…

New Honor Smartphone Highlights AI, Sophisticated Biometrics

New Honor Smartphone Highlights AI, Sophisticated Biometrics

“…it’s using the front-facing camera system to enable 3D facial recognition in an authentication system that may be able to compete with Apple’s Face ID in terms of technological sophistication.” Huawei’s Honor smartphone brand has become the latest to make a big bet on artificial intelligence with its newest smartphone. Dubbed the Honor Magic2, the…

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

“…the smartphone’s major selling feature is its tailored support for gaming.” One of Fingerprint Cards‘ longstanding clients is once again using the company’s biometric technology in a new device: Xiaomi’s Black Shark Helo smartphone features an FPC1229 fingerprint sensor. It’s the same fingerprint sensor model used in the recent OPPO F9 and F9 Pro smartphones,…

Apple Brings Face ID to iPad, and Touch ID to MacBook Air

Apple Brings Face ID to iPad, and Touch ID to MacBook Air

Apple continues to expand its use of biometric authentication, bringing its flagship facial recognition system to its newest iPad and keeping Touch ID alive on the new MacBook Air. The iPad Pro news confirms longstanding speculation. Even before Apple announced its 2018 lineup of iPhones this September, confirming that it had definitely made Face ID…

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi is using Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1291 single-chip, single-die sensor in another new smartphone – the Mi Mix 3. Officially announced at a media event last Thursday, the Mi Mix 3 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, front-facing and rear-facing dual camera imaging systems, a 3,200 mAh battery, and a 6.39″ display. Xiaomi is going for…

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