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INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks 3D Facial Recognition, AI, and More

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks 3D Facial Recognition, AI, and More

Sensory, Inc. closed out 2017 as the provider of one of the world’s most sophisticated biometrics platforms for mobile devices. Having demoed a virtual bank teller AI assistant that uses facial and voice recognition to identify the user at the FinovateFall event, the company saw its technology integrated into a major new smartphone from LG,…

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Communications has announced a new AI research center that will focus on smart and autonomous car technologies. Dubbed the Design, Research, Innovation and Vehicle Experience Lab, or the DRIVE Lab, it will be based in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (“DFKI”) in Saarbrücken. Work at the new lab will complement research in DRIVE…

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…

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

New Authentication System Combines Biometrics with Device Interaction

“Because our patented method involves interactions with first inputs, we have also developed a highly enabling solution for interactions with augmented and virtual reality objects to provide access to immersive private environments.” – Mike Hill, CEO, SensiPass SensiPass, a Dublin-based firm, has announced a new authentication system based on mobile biometrics. The company already offers…

Nuance Sells Document Imaging Division, to Focus Entirely on Voice and AI

Nuance Sells Document Imaging Division, to Focus Entirely on Voice and AI

Nuance Communications has signed an agreement to sell its Document Imaging division to Kofax, an automation software provider based in California. The deal is valued at $400 million in total. In a statement announcing the agreement, Nuance explained that selling off the Document Imaging division “enables Nuance to focus the business entirely on its conversational…

FindBiometrics Directory Launches Featuring Industry Leaders IDEMIA, Aware, BioConnect, NEC and More

FindBiometrics Directory Launches Featuring Industry Leaders IDEMIA, Aware, BioConnect, NEC and More

As the biometrics industry continues to grow at an accelerated pace, with authentication and identification solutions proliferating the market, relying parties looking to deploy technologies in the enterprise, financial services, government, retail and healthcare markets are presented with a daunting abundance of choice. The quick pace at which the biometrics industry has grown left little…

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,…

[Money20/20] ID R&D Voice Biometrics Integrated into FacePhi’s inPhinite Platform

[Money20/20] ID R&D Voice Biometrics Integrated into FacePhi’s inPhinite Platform

FacePhi has just announced the first big integration for its newly launched inPhinite security platform. ID R&D‘s voice recognition technology is going to be used to help authenticate FacePhi’s millions of end users. Announced just a couple of weeks ago, inPhinite is a new multimodal platform built around Selphi, the selfie-based authentication system that has…

[Money20/20] Biometrics and AI Converge in Expert FinTech Panel

[Money20/20] Biometrics and AI Converge in Expert FinTech Panel

If there’s one exciting trend in payments right now, it’s the rise of biometrics, and so it was no surprise to see “Digital Identity & Biometrics” emerge as one of the four central themes of the opening day of this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. And an expert panel comprising representatives of some of…

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…

Enacomm Deploys AI Chatbot Solution with Alabaman Bank

Enacomm Deploys AI Chatbot Solution with Alabaman Bank

Customers of Alabama’s Bank Independent can now access their banking services via an AI-driven virtual assistant based on Amazon’s Alexa platform. That includes checking their account balances, performing transactions, and receiving information about loans, bank hours, and more; and the system can even perform biometric authentication using voice recognition. The technology arrives via Enacomm’s VPA,…

Innovation Finance Leverages Daon’s IdentityX for Customer Authentication

Innovation Finance Leverages Daon’s IdentityX for Customer Authentication

“Daon has proven again and again the ability to help its customers improve their mobile development initiatives while maintaining a secure platform. Daon’s expertise in biometric authentication is a key component of our technology, and the enhanced security is invaluable to our clients.” -Bill Verhelle, CEO, Innovation Finance Another financial services firm is leveraging Daon‘s…

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…

Julia Webb Joins BioConnect as VP of Alliances

Julia Webb Joins BioConnect as VP of Alliances

“It is an exciting time to join a passionate and innovative team as they experience increasing demand for the BioConnect platform.” – Julia Webb, Vice President of Alliances, BioConnect A former VoiceVault executive is now BioConnect‘s new Vice President of Alliances, the company has announced. In joining BioConnect, Julia Webb brings a wealth of experience…

LumenVox Brings Voice Recognition to SmilePass Authentication Platform

LumenVox Brings Voice Recognition to SmilePass Authentication Platform

Biometric authentication platform provider SmilePass now supports voice recognition, thanks to the integration of technology from LumenVox. The company’s platform is primarily based on facial recognition, which is combined with document reading to enable biometric authentication of end users. Now, voice recognition has been added to the system as a second factor, with the companies…

LumenVox and VoiceTrust Merge to Form New Biometric Authentication Company

LumenVox and VoiceTrust Merge to Form New Biometric Authentication Company

San Diego-based speech recognition firm LumenVox and Munich-based voice recognition specialist VoiceTrust have merged to form a new company focused on offering speech-driven biometric authentication solutions. The new company, which has not yet been named, is majority owned by Ramphastos Investments, a venture capital firm based in the Netherlands. In a statement, LumenVox and VoiceTrust…

From Smartphones to Smart Homes: Consumer Biometrics Are Booming

From Smartphones to Smart Homes: Consumer Biometrics Are Booming

The biometrics industry has seen explosive growth over the last several years, thanks in large part to advancements in technology and a growing awareness of the need for sophisticated biometric security in the years since 9/11. Government has therefore been a key driver of the market, across a wide range of sectors and applications. But…

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.”…

Adyen Offers High Level Passive Payment Authentication

Adyen Offers High Level Passive Payment Authentication

“For transactions requiring stronger authentication […] it supports two-factor authentication via SMS, as well as biometric authentication including facial, fingerprint, and voice recognition.” Adyen is staking claim to being the first payments platform provider to deliver a system that offers passive authentication for transactions based on EMVCo’s 3DS 2.0 protocol. The system is designed to…

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