The Rise of Selfie Finance in 2016

While the first big wave of personal biometric finance was the fingerprint biometrics enabled mobile wallet, the world of commerce, especially mobile commerce, has diversified in terms of modality and application.

Posted on: 10 November 2016 | 5:39 am

UK, European Universities to Explore Mobile Biometrics

The researchers will investigate face and fingerprint biometrics, as well as behavioral biometrics related to device interaction.

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | 6:39 am

Smartphone Companies Working Toward In-Display Sensors

Leading companies in the smartphone biometrics industry are hard at work trying to bring fingerprint sensors into the glass displays of mobile devices.

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | 12:01 pm

Market research finds M2SYS as one of the leading vendors in the global biometrics market.

According to the market research analysts at Technavio, the global biometrics market in the BFSI sector is anticipated to witness impressive growth and will post a staggering CAGR of close to 20% over the forecast period.

Posted on: 4 November 2016 | 1:11 pm

Women in Biometrics: Meet the finalists Liane Moriyama

Liane Moriyama was part of the procurement team that brought the first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to Hawaii in 1990.

Posted on: 2 November 2016 | 12:16 pm

Password not accepted: are biometric checks the answer?

Internet security is time-consuming and increasingly useless. Now, technology firms are racing to find a new universal ‘open sesame’ to our digital lives

Posted on: 31 October 2016 | 8:18 am

Passwords of the future could travel through your body

Even the strongest passwords can be vulnerable when transmitted wirelessly. That's why researchers at the University of Washington developed a way to send sensitive data through - get this - the human body, instead of over the air.

Posted on: 28 October 2016 | 11:00 am

Consumer demand for banks to adopt iris scanning technology almost doubles in two years

Demand for different types of biometric authentication has risen significantly since 2014, with iris scanning moving ahead of fingerprint technology to the top of Intelligent Environments’ 2016 Future Password Index (FPI).

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 10:57 am

Consumers are embracing biometric ID; banks should too

As a result of advancements in mobile phone technology, consumers have come to embrace biometrics as a means of secure authentication.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | 12:31 pm

The Next Big Thing for Credit Unions: Biometrics

Biometrics is becoming more mainstream at credit unions. The technology, while not exactly new, is driven by the need to authenticate members and staff accurately and effortlessly.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 12:15 pm

Biometrics Becoming The Future For Smartphone Industry

While the finger print scanner and even the iris scanner in some cases, were deemed to be very latest feature of premium handsets, the scenario seems to have changed considerably now.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 11:54 am

Why education and biometrics are vital in tackling surge in cybercrime

The scale of the online fraud problem in the UK was laid bare recently when a report published in The Times revealed that five million Britons had to cancel their credit cards in 2015 as a result of cybercrime.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 11:58 am

Fingerprint Sensor Market Demand Driven by SmartCards and IoT

The technological advancements in 21st century have provided people with the access to top notch security tools such as smartphones, for their privacy.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 10:19 am

Biometric World is Here to Stay to Improve Security

Traditional biometrics are fingers and eyes. But there are many others including finger and hand geometry recognition (the 3D geometry of a finger), gait biometrics (your walking style), odour, vein, and even typing recognition.

Posted on: 19 October 2016 | 11:15 am

Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar in London

The Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar will reflect the trends and opportunities of biometrics in the financial market.

Posted on: 18 October 2016 | 8:37 am

Biometric Institute marks 15th anniversary

The Biometrics Institute has marked its 15-year anniversary by restating its commitment to promoting the responsible use of biometrics as an independent, international user group.

Posted on: 17 October 2016 | 10:41 am

Improving and monitoring handprint, fingerprint security technology

It’s supposed to take security to a whole new level: using fingerprints and handprints to access buildings and smartphones. But what happens when someone can use your fingerprint without you even realizing it?

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 12:08 pm

The Biometric Future of Banking

As the world becomes increasingly more digital, the number of passwords people have to manage is becoming a serious problem.

Posted on: 12 October 2016 | 1:13 pm

Senegal First ECOWAS Member to Begin Issuance of Biometric IDs

Senegal has become the first country in the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, to issue biometric ID cards to citizens.

Posted on: 10 October 2016 | 10:36 am

Mastercard Rolls out Biometric App

Mastercard has announced the European rollout of Identity Check Mobile, a new payment technology application that uses biometrics such as fingerprints or facial recognition to verify a cardholder’s identity.

Posted on: 7 October 2016 | 7:17 am

Bangladesh begins issuing biometric national ID cards

The Bangladesh government is issuing national ID cards with biometric details to citizens this week following the inauguration of the Election Commission (EC)

Posted on: 6 October 2016 | 8:38 am

Global Biometric Sensors Market Growth at CAGR of 10.14%, 2016-2020

A biometric sensor is a transducer, which converts the biometric input signal of its user into an electrical signal. In order to authenticate any biometric measurement, a biometric sensor is required to scan the user's fingerprint or voice or face in the hardware set.

Posted on: 5 October 2016 | 12:47 pm

Moving From Passwords to Biometric Banking

As digital transformation continues across all industries, the need for an increasing number of passwords is becoming problematic.

Posted on: 4 October 2016 | 10:42 am

Emotions and biometric tech: The next wave of personalized customer experiences

Marketers have long been talking about the importance of personalisation, and many are now starting to make use of big data analytics as a way to personalise campaigns and generate positive results.

Posted on: 3 October 2016 | 8:28 am

Biometrics: The future of payment authentication?

Advances in payment technology not only have the potential to improve payment security, but also user experience.

Posted on: 30 September 2016 | 10:12 am