MWC19

GSMA Highlights 5G, Other Key Themes of MWC19

GSMA Highlights 5G, Other Key Themes of MWC19

–Listen to Mobile ID World’s audio interviews with identity experts at Mobile World Congress– This year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona is a wrap, and organizer GSMA is celebrating a very successful event. The mobile alliance says that MWC19 Barcelona saw 109,000 visitors from all over the world, with 55 percent of attendees being senior-level executives…

MWC Barcelona: Aware’s Kai Imgenberg on Knomi, Biometric Banking and More [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: Aware’s Kai Imgenberg on Knomi, Biometric Banking and More [Audio]

Aware, Inc. is a longtime player in the biometrics industry, but the company has had some particularly big wins over the last year. It scored a $38 million dollar contract from the UK Home Office to help develop a biometric services system for border control and law enforcement; and, as CEO Kevin Russell noted in…

Huawei, Athonet, and Fortnite Win Big at 2019 GLOMO Awards

Huawei, Athonet, and Fortnite Win Big at 2019 GLOMO Awards

The GSMA announced the winners of the 2019 GLOMO Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Presented by Remel London and BBC Africa Business Editor Larry Madowo, the GLOMO Awards honored pioneering work in many different segments of the mobile marketplace. “The GLOMO’s are a testament to the incredible innovation and ingenuity shaping our…

MWC Barcelona: Daon’s EMEA Sales Director on IdentityX’s Big New Feature [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: Daon’s EMEA Sales Director on IdentityX’s Big New Feature [Audio]

In the mobile biometrics industry, Daon enjoys a particularly high profile. It was one of the first first and most important pioneers of software-based biometric authentication after Apple’s introduction of Touch ID kicked off the mobile biometric revolution – its multimodal IdentityX platform set the standard of success for mobile banking biometrics. And it continues…

LG to Debut Its Own 3D Facial Recognition System at MWC

LG to Debut Its Own 3D Facial Recognition System at MWC

LG is taking a run at Apple’s 3D facial recognition dominance, with plans to introduce a similar solution in its forthcoming LG G8 ThinQ smartphone, to be unveiled at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The smartphone will leverage Time-of-Flight technology developed by Infineon and Pmdtechnologies. Their sensor chip, first announced over a year ago, is…

Let Your Biometrics Grant You Access at Mobile World Congress

Let Your Biometrics Grant You Access at Mobile World Congress

“The product of a partnership with Hong Kong-based Comba Telecom, the access control system will use facial recognition to identify MWC attendees.” Biometric technologies have been enjoying a rising profile at the last several Mobile World Congress events as they have been embraced across a growing number of devices and applications. Now, it looks like…

NTT to Highlight Biometrics, AI, and 5G at MWC19

NTT to Highlight Biometrics, AI, and 5G at MWC19

Japan’s biggest telecom has officially announced its plans to attend this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it’s going to put artificial intelligence and 5G technologies in the spotlight. Biometric technology will play an important role in NTT’s AI showcase. The company says one of its exhibits will be of “Smart Airport” solutions including…

GSMA Announces 2019 GLOMO Awards Nominees

GSMA Announces 2019 GLOMO Awards Nominees

This year’s Mobile World Congress is fast approaching, and accordingly the GSMA has named the nominees for its Global Mobile Awards, or GLOMO Awards. As always, technological innovation is the through line across a wide-ranging gamut of categories and nominated solutions. And as usual, some big names are in the mix: In the category of…

5G, AI, IoT to be Key Topics at MWC19

5G, AI, IoT to be Key Topics at MWC19

“…There are also going to be some big-name keynote speakers, including Huawei CEO Guo Ping, KT Corporation CEO Chang-Gyu Hwang, Citi President James Forese, and Orange Group CEO Stéphane Richard, among others.” The next Mobile World Congress is fast approaching, and organizer GSMA has revealed some key details of the big event. The industry alliance…