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MWC 2015: EyeVerify to Fully Integrate Tech into AirWatch Platform

MWC 2015: EyeVerify to Fully Integrate Tech into AirWatch Platform

More details have emerged about the integration of EyeVerify technology into the AirWatch EMM platform announced last week. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, EyeVerify is now confirming that its Eyeprint ID technology has been integrated into the AirWatch app SDK and the iOS-based AirWatch Chat, and will have further deployments later in Q1.…

MWC 2015: Fujitsu Demonstrates Delta ID Iris Scanning Solution

MWC 2015: Fujitsu Demonstrates Delta ID Iris Scanning Solution

Delta ID Inc.’s iris scanning biometric technology is being shown off at the Mobile World Congress by a major partner: Fujitsu. The company is going to be demonstrating Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS technology in its smartphone at the conference. Delta ID is aiming its iris-scanning solution at mobile/PC OEMs and platform providers, asserting that the technology…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Payments, Security, Innovation

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Payments, Security, Innovation

The past week at Mobile ID World was about payments, security and innovation. While Samsung made friends and alienated others in some mCommerce posturing, Microsoft fully committed to the next generation of authentication. Apple is potentially branching into connected car territory in a new way and this year’s upcoming SXSW festival is already shaping up…

New Prototype Brings Finger Vein Security to Mobile Devices

New Prototype Brings Finger Vein Security to Mobile Devices

The Idiap Research Institute, in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, has announced that they have developed a prototype for a finger-vein sensor for mobile applications. A photo of the device indicates that it’s about the size of a small smartphone, with a thicker area including a kind of socket…

Cloud Authentication Month: Biometrics as a Service

Cloud Authentication Month: Biometrics as a Service

To bring a close to Cloud Authentication Month we are going to look at the exciting world of biometrics technology through the lens of a service model. With the emergence of cloud technology thanks to the rise of mass connectivity, service models have become popular for everything from data storage, to design software and even…

Biometrics and Finance To Converge at Money20/20

Biometrics and Finance To Converge at Money20/20

Next week in Las Vegas the payments industry will be converging on the Money20/20 conference. Running from November 2nd to the 5th, the event is expected to host more than 7,000 attendees including over 600 CEOs from around the world as they celebrate and discuss the newest innovations in money. This year, the event will include…

Alliance Development Group Announces Eyeprint Support

In August, Kansas City mobile biometrics startup EyeVerify made big news with the closing of its $6 million series A financing round. The headlines at the time were dominated by the names of investors Wells Fargo, Sprint, Qihoo 360 and Samsung, but EyeVerify has made more than just these few friends with its mobile biometric…

Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator, Picks EyeVerify

Wells Fargo has just announced that it is accepting applications for its Startup Accelerator: a boot camp for innovators operating in areas with the potential to shape the future of financial customer services. The twice-annual program will have Wells Fargo making a direct equity investment of $50,000 to $500,000 in each selected startup. As an…

New WebMD iPhone App Uses Biometrics To Improve User Health Habbits

New WebMD iPhone App Uses Biometrics To Improve User Health Habbits

With the advent of consumer wearable technology well underway, users are about to have more ways to measure their vital biometrics than ever before. Both Apple and Samsung have taken recent steps to lay down the groundwork for innovative health applications, and all year Mobile ID World has been reporting on nifty new active-wear devices.…

Infinity Platform From IdentityX Now Supporting Touch ID Biometrics

Infinity Platform From IdentityX Now Supporting Touch ID Biometrics

Today, IdentityX (an affiliate of Daon) announced a major system update for its Infinity Platform, allowing the Touch ID fingerprint sensor (currently featured on the iPhone 5S) to be used as a security factor. This is an innovation made possible by Apple’s recent decision to open Touch ID to third party developers. Last week at…

Palm Vein Smartphones And The Many Forms of Biometric BYOD – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: March 3-7

Palm Vein Smartphones And The Many Forms of Biometric BYOD – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: March 3-7

This week that has just reached its conclusion continued the discussions coming out of the recently completed Mobile World Congress (MWC 2014). Namely, the conversations of cloud biometrics, strong authentication on smartphones and mobile commerce. Let’s start with the speculation on what’s to come. Smartphones are truly the harbingers of the post-password paradigm, simply on…

FIDO Welcomes IdentityX To Board of Directors

FIDO Welcomes IdentityX To Board of Directors

If there is one organization that can be said to best exemplify the post-password paradigm, it must be the FIDO Alliance. Only having just turned one year old last month, the consortium dedicated to revolutionizing online authentication through its open specifications, the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance has been recruiting, collaborating, inviting and preaching its…

Mobile Security Literally In The Palm Of Your Hand

Mobile Security Literally In The Palm Of Your Hand

Fujitsu hopes to bring palm vein biometrics to smartphones, providing users with even greater choice in strong mobile authentication. When you think about strong mobile authentication, what do you picture? Chances are if you work for one of the numerous vendors in the biometric market landscape, you picture your scanner or reader of choice, embedded…

Bluetooth Fingerprint Biometrics, A Tri-Biometric Handheld, Multifactor Authentication From Microsoft – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 10-14

Bluetooth Fingerprint Biometrics, A Tri-Biometric Handheld, Multifactor Authentication From Microsoft – Mobile ID World Industry News Roundup: Feb 10-14

Accessibility has always been synonymous with mobility, and this past week at Mobile ID World there has been no shortage of news in regards to breaking down adoption barriers and eliminating user friction in terms of new authentication. Right away DigitalPersona announced the selection of its TouchChip TCS1 fingerprint sensor by Toplink Pacific Pte. for…

The Right To Authenticate: Microsoft Offers Free Multifactor Authentication to Office 365 Users

The Right To Authenticate: Microsoft Offers Free Multifactor Authentication to Office 365 Users

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it will be offering multifactor authentication to Office 365 users. Organizations with the Midsize Business, Enterprise, Academic, Nonprofit and standalone Office 365 subscriptions will now have the option of better than password protection for free. That is: no additional cost in terms of subscriptions or products. Commonly referred to as two-step…

Mobile Attendance Systems Ensure Students Are Where They Should Be

Putting your hand up in class is about to take on a whole new meaning now that ePortation is leveraging Fujitsu PalmSecure technology as a new, fully mobile time and attendance system for students. MyKidSecure aims to do away with the tokens and miscellany that inevitably become lost and become both a financial liability and…