multimodal biometrics

INTERVIEW: Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics

Precise Biometrics has established itself as a world leader in supplying fingerprint algorithm software. The company has also proven adept at maneuvering to navigate the market changes that have ensued, from the dramatic rise of smartphone-based fingerprint sensors to that market’s saturation to the expansion to multimodal capabilities. Precise Biometrics also has a relatively new…

FacePhi Sees Massive Profit Increase in Fiscal Update

FacePhi Sees Massive Profit Increase in Fiscal Update

“The figures we have achieved this year show a consolidation of our business position as a benchmark in the field of fintech and biometric technology” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi FacePhi continues to deliver solid results in its latest year-end fiscal update. The company has enjoyed a rising profile in the financial services sector, particularly…

ID R&D Expands into Silicon Valley

ID R&D Expands into Silicon Valley

“With the vast and increasing numbers of companies looking to ID R&D for zero-effort, voice and multi-modal biometric authentication, combined with unique anti-spoofing protection, we needed to expand in size and location to continue the tremendous growth we experienced in 2018.” – Alexey Khitrov, CEO, ID R&D New York-based ID R&D has expanded into Silicon…

Apple Patent Suggests Multimodal Biometrics on iPhones

Apple Patent Suggests Multimodal Biometrics on iPhones

A newly-published Apple patent suggests that the company may not be finished with fingerprint scanning on the iPhone, with engineers considering how the Touch ID system could be used alongside facial recognition. While the patent is almost entirely focused on Apple’s new Face ID 3D facial recognition system, it also takes a moment to illustrate…

Precise Biometrics Chairman Purchases 150,000 Shares

Precise Biometrics Chairman Purchases 150,000 Shares

“Hellström’s stock purchase also comes in the wake of CFO Ulrik Nilsson’s purchase of 200,000 shares last month.” Precise Biometrics has just received a loud vote of confidence from its Chairman of the Board, Torgny Hellström. The company has announced that Hellström has purchased 150,000 shares in Precise Biometrics. The move comes at a time of significant change…

Trustech 2018: Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Mobile Devices

Trustech 2018: Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Mobile Devices

“…Laxton placed a strong emphasis on the government applications of its solutions, including registration for biometric civil ID, voter registration, and applications in border control and law enforcement.” Laxton has announced a new lineup of multimodal biometric products, which it plans to unveil at next week’s Trustech 2018 event in Cannes. Devices in the new…

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.…

Precise Biometrics Focuses on Future with Realigned Business Strategy

Precise Biometrics Focuses on Future with Realigned Business Strategy

Precise Biometrics is focusing on the future with a realigned business strategy in its latest quarterly update. The company has reported net sales of SEK 16.8 million in its Q3 report, a significant increase against its net sales in Q3 of 2017, which came in at a little under SEK 10.1 million. It also reported…

ImageWare Partners With a24.io, Expanding Reach of GoVerifyID

ImageWare Partners With a24.io, Expanding Reach of GoVerifyID

“The a24.io partnership marks an important entry into the UK market with a highly regarded organization with a global reach.” – Jim Miller, CEO & Chairman, ImageWare ImageWare has a new distribution partner: a24.io, a UK-based cloud computing solutions provider. The latter is now offering multimodal biometric authentication security from ImageWare to its clients, which…

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…

Bank of Montreal Brings Biometric Mobile Authentication to Commercial and Corporate Clients

Bank of Montreal Brings Biometric Mobile Authentication to Commercial and Corporate Clients

“We are very excited to be collaborating with both BMO and IBM Canada to leverage the latest available biometric technology into a simple, secure authentication solution for end-users.” – Jeff Crews, Chief Customer Officer, BioConnect One of Canada’s biggest banks is bringing biometric mobile authentication to its commercial and corporate clients thanks to BioConnect technology. Bank…

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Chooses Daon’s IdentityX for Multimodal Authentication

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Chooses Daon’s IdentityX for Multimodal Authentication

“[IdentityX] has proven highly popular in the financial services sector over the last few years…” Another financial institution has opted to take advantage of Daon‘s IdentityX mobile authentication platform. The company has announced that South Africa’s Capitec Bank has signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate with Daon over IdentityX. In a statement announcing the partnership, the…

Knomi Biometric Authentication Platform Scores FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

Knomi Biometric Authentication Platform Scores FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

“FIDO continues to gain adoption globally in part because of a dynamic marketplace of certified products from a variety of providers, with each having passed through a rigorous certification program that provides assurance that they are functional and interoperable. Aware is pleased to offer some of the first authenticators available to be version 1.1 certified.”…

ImageWare Sees Substantial Improvement in Q2 Update

ImageWare Sees Substantial Improvement in Q2 Update

“In its statement, ImageWare also highlighted important business developments including its partnership established with Japan-based security solutions provider TwoFive in July…” ImageWare is on the upswing in its newly published fiscal results for Q2. Revenues for the quarter came in at $1.9 million, compared to $1.1 million in Q2 of 2017 – a 78 percent…

Samsung Maintains Biometric Focus in Galaxy Note9 with Princeton Identity Tech

Samsung Maintains Biometric Focus in Galaxy Note9 with Princeton Identity Tech

Samsung has officially unveiled its newest Note smartphone, and it once again features sophisticated biometric security provided by Princeton Identity technology. That means the Galaxy Note9 maintains Samsung’s flagship authentication mechanism, iris recognition. Operating in tandem with facial recognition, the system allows for contactless authentication – as with Apple’s iPhone X, a user can unlock…

Confirmed: Next Samsung Tablet to Feature Iris, Facial Recognition

Confirmed: Next Samsung Tablet to Feature Iris, Facial Recognition

“…an instructional video on Intelligent Scan has been included in the official Galaxy Tab S4 firmware files – all but confirming that the tablet will use Intelligent Scan for user authentication.” It looks like Samsung’s next flagship tablet will indeed use iris recognition for user authentication. Speculation about the feature was prompted a few weeks…

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Sport 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Sport 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

Samsung is looking to compete on multiple biometric fronts with the next addition to its Galaxy S line, and is ready to sacrifice the signature feature of its last few smartphones. According to reports from Samsung’s supply chain, the company is looking to drop iris scanning for its Galaxy S10 – but is going to…