mobile identification

Trustonic’s TAP Solution Delivers Ksmarttech OTP Security to iOS

Trustonic’s TAP Solution Delivers Ksmarttech OTP Security to iOS

“In collaboration with Ksmartech, we are increasing mobile security while also making apps faster and easier to use.” – Ben Cade, CEO, Trustonic Ksmartech, a Korea-based provider of One-Time Password (OTP) authentication security, has teamed up with Trustonic to enhance its flagship offering. The company has integrated Trustonic Application Protection into its solution, allowing it…

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…

Mitek Aims for Big Scale-Up with New CEO

Mitek Aims for Big Scale-Up with New CEO

San Diego-based Mitek Systems has a new CEO. The company has announced that Max Carnecchia has taken the helm, and also been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Carnecchia comes to the position after a 10-month stint as CEO of Illuminate Education, which he joined at the outset of an intensive growth period for…

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,…

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…

US Design Firm Partnership Suggests Huami Aiming for US Market with Latest Smartwatch

US Design Firm Partnership Suggests Huami Aiming for US Market with Latest Smartwatch

China-based Huami appears to be banking on the flashy aesthetics of a San Francisco-based design studio to help it crack into the American smartwatch market. The company is promoting its new Amazfit Verge device, which features a Xiao voice-based virtual assistant, IP68-rated water and dust resistance, NFC support for mobile payments, and an embedded GPS. It…

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,…

Goodix is Supplier for OnePlus 6T’s In-Display Sensor Tech

Goodix is Supplier for OnePlus 6T’s In-Display Sensor Tech

Goodix is the supplier behind the in-display fingerprint sensor of OnePlus’s newest smartphone, the company has revealed. It’s the latest in a string of integration wins for the China-based sensor maker, which has quickly established itself as a leading supplier in this pioneering area of mobile biometrics. This year Goodix has seen integrations of its…

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…

Gemalto Predicts Q4 Growth in Latest Update

Gemalto Predicts Q4 Growth in Latest Update

Gemalto has issued its corporate update for Q3, showing an expected dip in revenues with anticipated growth to come in Q4. The company’s total revenues came in at €727 million, a three percent drop compared to the third quarter of last year. Its Identity, IoT & Cybersecurity business showed only a modest change, dropping about one…

Latest TrulySecure Platform Deliver 3D, IR Camera Support

Latest TrulySecure Platform Deliver 3D, IR Camera Support

“Also worth noting is an improved system for processing biometric authentication data that splits the load between a given device’s applications processor and its GPU, which has significantly cut the processing time in the authentications process.” Sensory has launched the latest version of its TrulySecure authentication system that includes 3D camera support and an upgraded…

HID Global Launches New Mobile ID Provisioning Solution

HID Global Launches New Mobile ID Provisioning Solution

HID Global has announced a new provisioning solution for its HID goID mobile identity platform. Called the goID Gateway, the solution essentially gives government bodies the ability to choose between contracting the management of their encrypted mobile ID provisioning to HID Global, or to opt for their own provisioning services. Additionally, both on-premise or cloud-based…

Goode Intelligence Market Forecast Charts Rise of Biometric Payments

Goode Intelligence Market Forecast Charts Rise of Biometric Payments

Just in time for this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas, Goode Intelligence has issued a new report on the growing prominence of biometric technology in payments, entitled, “Biometrics for Payments; Market and Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2018-2023 – Second Edition”. Much of the report’s analysis concerns the same trends outlined in FindBiometrics’…

Socure-Alloy Risk Assessment Solution Cuts Online Bank’s Fraud

Socure-Alloy Risk Assessment Solution Cuts Online Bank’s Fraud

Digital identity specialists Socure and Alloy have joined forces to offer a combined authentication solution aimed at financial institutions, the companies have announced. The solution revolves around risk scoring, with Socure and Alloy elaborating in a statement that it “combines Socure’s predictive analytics platform and Alloy’s decisioning engine with multiple online, offline and other data…

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…

Jumio Highlights Overall 2018 Growth in Q3 Update

Jumio Highlights Overall 2018 Growth in Q3 Update

Just ahead of next week’s Money20/20 event, Jumio has delivered a corporate update detailing just how successful its Netverify authentication solution has been over the past nine months. The company says that over the first three quarters of 2018, it has seen growth of 130 percent in sales, year-over-year. Its annual recurring revenues, meanwhile, jumped…

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