mobile biometrics

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Another smartphone manufacturer has decided to take advantage of Goodix’s in-display fingerprint scanning technology. The company has announced that its ultra-thin optical in-display fingerprint sensor will soon be appearing in the Fast and Furious Redmi K30 Pro Series. The K30 Pro will include a Goodix smart audio amplifier in addition to the fingerprint sensor. Redmi…

ZTE Highlights Video Capabilities of New Axon 11 5G Smartphone

ZTE Highlights Video Capabilities of New Axon 11 5G Smartphone

ZTE Corporation has unveiled a new 5G smartphone that was built with an eye towards video production. To that end, the ZTE Axon 11 5G is able to record 4K videos at 60fps, and comes with an AI quad shooting setup that combines a 64MP main camera with a 120-degree 8MP wide angle camera, a 2MP macro camera,…

Frost & Sullivan Report: Biometrics Market Growth Boosted by Rise of IoT

Frost & Sullivan Report: Biometrics Market Growth Boosted by Rise of IoT

Research and consulting firm Frost and Sullivan has released a new report on the global biometrics market, predicting it will grow from $18.78 billion today to $45.98 billion by the year 2024. The report highlights the importance of the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and smartphone usage — along with the increasing viability…

Bluink Brings Digital IDs to Ontario with New eID-Me Mobile Application

Bluink Brings Digital IDs to Ontario with New eID-Me Mobile Application

The Ottawa-based Bluink has officially released a new digital identity app for Ontario residents. The app is available for iOS and Android devices, and is backed by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, which provided $1.2 million in development funding. The app itself has been dubbed eID-Me, and it allows residents…

Verizon Tech, Political News, and Mobile Patents in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

Verizon Tech, Political News, and Mobile Patents in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

This week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories features a new set of cybersecurity solutions, some 5G drama, and smartphone tech both real and imagined. First up, the announcement of new cybersecurity solutions from a perhaps surprising source: the telecom Verizon, which is offering new tech supporting cloud-based threat detection, blockchain security, and mobile…

OPPO Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Tech Into Find X2 Smartphones

OPPO Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Tech Into Find X2 Smartphones

Goodix’s ultra-thin optical in-display fingerprint sensor will enable fingerprint authentication in a new line of OPPO smartphones. The company has announced that its flagship sensor is being featured in the new OPPO Find X2 series. The Find X2 series will also include Goodix’s noise suppression technology. The smart solution will support voice applications and recording.…

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido has picked up the prize for Best Product for Next Gen Fraud Prevention at the 8th annual InfoSec Awards. The winners were selected by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), and were announced at this week’s 2020 RSA Conference in San Francisco. The InfoSec Awards were set up to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the cybersecurity space, with prizes…

New Vivo Phone Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Technology

New Vivo Phone Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Technology

Goodix’s optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor will be appearing in another smartphone. This time around, the sensor will enable biometric authentication in the Vivo iQOO 3 5G, which will feature Goodix’s Voice Communication Noise Cancellation technology in addition to the fingerprint sensor. Of course, the iQOO 3 is not the first Vivo smartphone – or even…

A Smartphone-centric Mobile ID Top Stories Roundup

A Smartphone-centric Mobile ID Top Stories Roundup

This week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories is a smartphone-heavy one, featuring Samsung, Apple, 5G tech and more. The most popular article of the week was, in fact, first published last week – but the launch of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone is big news, and readers have shown a sustained interest in it.…

Samsung Quietly Sticks with In-display Fingerprint Scanning in Galaxy S20

Samsung Quietly Sticks with In-display Fingerprint Scanning in Galaxy S20

Samsung has officially unveiled the latest entry in its flagship Galaxy smartphone lineup, and is determinedly sticking with in-display fingerprint scanning as its key authentication feature. That’s not to say that the in-display tech is the most important feature of the new Samsung Galaxy S20; rather, Samsung has become the latest major smartphone maker to…

Amex App Gets Face Unlock on Pixel 4

Amex App Gets Face Unlock on Pixel 4

“Google launched its Pixel 4 smartphone last October, marking a shift away from fingerprint-based user authentication and toward facial recognition…” American Express has become the latest company to embrace the Google Pixel 4’s Face Unlock feature for its mobile app. The development comes by way of a new beta version of the Amex app, allowing…

Apple Patent Application Places Touch ID in the Crown of the Apple Watch

Apple Patent Application Places Touch ID in the Crown of the Apple Watch

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published an Apple patent application that would essentially turn the Apple Watch’s digital crown into a Touch ID sensor. The crown would stick out from the main body of the watch, and use light-transmission technology to guide an image of the user’s finger to a sensor located within…

Jumio Provides Mobile Onboarding for CIMB Bank Philippines

Jumio Provides Mobile Onboarding for CIMB Bank Philippines

Jumio is providing secure identity verification and onboarding services for CIMB Bank Philippines. The all-digital bank will specifically be deploying Jumio’s portfolio of selfie-based authentication solutions, which will significantly reduce the amount of time mobile customers need to open new accounts. To that end, CIMB noted that it is the fastest-growing digital bank in the…

Thales Provides Authentication Tech for La Poste Mobile App

Thales Provides Authentication Tech for La Poste Mobile App

Thales has teamed up with Docaposte to upgrade the security of La Poste’s Identité Numérique mobile app. Docaposte is the digital subsidiary of La Poste, and is spearheading the collaboration between Thales and the French postal service provider.   To that end, Docaposte will integrate Gemalto’s two-factor mobile authentication technology into the Identité Numérique mobile app.…

New Nokia 2.3 Smartphone will Help You Put Your Best Face Forward

New Nokia 2.3 Smartphone will Help You Put Your Best Face Forward

HMD Global has announced that its new Nokia 2.3 smartphone is now available for pre-order in the United States. The Android 10 device offers a 6.2″ HD+ screen and a 13MP/2MP dual camera with a “Recommended Shot” feature that will automatically take a few additional photos before and after the camera shudder is pressed. The…

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…

Hidden Code Hints at Deepfake Face Swap Feature for TikTok and Douyin

Hidden Code Hints at Deepfake Face Swap Feature for TikTok and Douyin

The Chinese tech company ByteDance has been quietly developing a Face Swap utility that could make it much easier to create and distribute a deepfake video on social media. ByteDance is the parent company of the popular TikTok social media app, and the sister Douyin app in China. While Face Swap has not yet been…

Samsung Oddly Silent on Security in S10 Lite, Note10 Lite Announcement

Samsung Oddly Silent on Security in S10 Lite, Note10 Lite Announcement

Samsung has officially announced new, more budget-friendly versions of its Galaxy S10 and Note10 smartphones, with a conspicuous silence about their authentication systems. Nor has Samsung actually stated the prices of its new devices, for that matter. That they’re cheaper can be inferred from their names – the Galaxy S10 Lite and the Note10 Lite…

New Rumor Suggests iPhone Could Get In-Display Touch ID as Early as 2020

New Rumor Suggests iPhone Could Get In-Display Touch ID as Early as 2020

In-display Touch ID could be arriving sooner than expected. A new rumor suggests that Apple could introduce a new iPhone with in-display fingerprint recognition as early as 2020, a full year ahead of the 2021 prediction that analyst Ming-Chi Kuo made back in August. The rumor comes courtesy of LetsGoDigital, which based its report on…

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