mobile facial recognition

Report Predicts Rise of Face Scanning Mobile Software, and Fall of Fingerprint Sensors

Report Predicts Rise of Face Scanning Mobile Software, and Fall of Fingerprint Sensors

Juniper Research is predicting the rise of software-based biometric authentication in a new report. Entitled “Mobile Payment Security: Biometric Authentication & Tokenisation 2018-2023,” the forecast predicts that end users of such systems will rise from about 429 million this year to 1.5 billion in 2023. The prediction essentially points to the rise of facial recognition.…

New Zealand’s Mobile ID App Leverages Daon Biometrics for Onboarding

New Zealand’s Mobile ID App Leverages Daon Biometrics for Onboarding

“Our strategy remains being committed to delivering a platform through which the identity of a user can be established, authenticated and recovered. Digital onboarding represents an important area and builds on Daon’s history of delivering proven mobile biometric authentication to millions of consumers.” – Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)…

VCSEL Orders Point to New Face-Scanning iPhones: Report

VCSEL Orders Point to New Face-Scanning iPhones: Report

Evidence that Apple is planning to bring Face ID to its new smartphones this year continues to mount, this time thanks to a quarterly update from VCSEL supplier Lumentum. As a provider of vertical cavity surface emitting laser technology, Lumentum is a key supplier for Apple’s flagship facial recognition system, which is designed to create…

BBVA Embraces Selfie-Based Enrollment

BBVA Embraces Selfie-Based Enrollment

“The system operates through the BBVA mobile app, and the bank says that 27 percent of its new customers have used it to join the bank.” Spain-based BBVA has become the latest financial services provider to embrace selfie-based biometric enrollment. The technology was developed more or less in-house, by Veridas, a tech company that spun…

Police in Telangana Armed with Mobile Face Recognition

Police in Telangana Armed with Mobile Face Recognition

Police in the Indian state of Telangana are now using mobile facial recognition technology in the field. The new system is designed to let police use a mobile app to scan the faces of suspected criminals, unidentified bodies at crime scenes, missing children, or other individuals. Those scans are then compared against images from the…

Face ID Hits Symbolic Milestone

Face ID Hits Symbolic Milestone

Apple has been granted a registered trademark for its Face ID facial recognition system. It’s a symbolic development for Apple’s trailblazing authentication system. Since launching its infrared, 3D face scanning system with the iPhone X last autumn, Apple has shown every indication that it’s going to keep using this technology in future devices, with many…