Yoti launches digital identity app to general availability

Digital identity provider Yoti has launched its flagship mobile app to Apple’s App Store and Google Play to enable users to prove their identity easily and securely in person or online. The launch is the culmination of efforts by a team of more than 180 people at the firm, which was founded in 2014. Yoti provides a secure identity platform for consumers and businesses to combat identity fraud. Users can prove their age, or identity to businesses, confirm the identity

Vivo and Qualcomm working to improve mobile phone biometrics

Vivo has signed a $4B USD memorandum of understanding with Qualcomm that encompasses technical partnership and patent sharing in mobile-related technologies including biometric authentication. At MWC Shanghai this July, Vivo unveiled the Vivo Under Display fingerprint scanning solution based on Qualcomm fingerprint sensors. Vivo will continue to work with Qualcomm on research and development in the biometrics spaces, particularly 3D facial identification, palm prints, fingerprints, iris scanning and other biometric technologies, to improve the ease-of-use and security of mobile phone

Apple developing redesigned 2018 iPad with facial recognition

Apple is developing a redesigned iPad that could be released as early as 2018 that integrates key iPhone X features such as slimmer edges and the Face ID facial recognition feature, according to a report by Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter. Despite these new features, the new iPad is unlikely to include an OLED screen, which more accurately reproduces colors. The sources, who asked not to be identified talking about private product development, confirmed that at least one new

ZorroSign secures electronically signed documents using mobile biometrics

Users of the ZorroSign Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform can now secure, validate, and authenticate electronically signed documents using biometrics and their mobile devices.​ This capability is currently available on select Android devices with iOS soon to follow. In a company statement, Shamsh Hadi, ZorroSign co-founder and CEO, said that “Mobile biometrics was a natural evolution for ZorroSign” and that “this integration provides the best user experience with the additional security and safety of high-valued documents of our customers.” ZorroSign

Synaptics fingerprint sensors, TDDI technology integrated into Huawei smartphones

Synaptics Incorporated announced its Natural ID fingerprint sensors and its touch and display driver integration (TDDI) technology have been integrated into several recently released Huawei smartphones. Huawei said it chose Synaptics for its industry-leading capacitive-based performance, innovation, and time-to-market advantage. Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors are featured on the new Huawei Honor 7X and the Maimang 6, which adds to the previously announced sensors selected for the Huawei Honor 6C, Honor 6A, Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus smartphones. Developed

Aware introduces Knomi mobile biometric framework

Aware announced the launch of its Knomi mobile biometric authentication framework on Thursday. Knomi consists of SDKs that work together on a mobile device and server to replace passwords with multifactor authentication. Modalities currently available with Knomi include face recognition, voice recognition, and a simultaneous combination of face and keystroke dynamic recognition. Voice recognition was also recently added to Aware’s Nexa search and match SDKs. Knomi provides high accuracy and speed performance with Aware’s algorithms, and prevents several types of

Mobile biometrics market to grow 79% CAGR to 2021

Technavio has published a new market research report that forecasts that the global mobile biometrics market will grow at a CAGR of more than 79 percent from 2017 to 2021. The report, ‘Global Mobile Biometrics Market 2017-2021’, provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends, including up to date analysis and forecasts for various market segments and all geographical regions. “Various sectors, such as healthcare and defense, and enterprises are increasingly using the mobile

ImageWare to demo GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite for IBM Security Access Manager at Money20/20

ImageWare Systems will demonstrate the GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite for IBM Security Access Manager at next week’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. Earlier this month ImageWare received IBM PartnerWorld’s ‘Ready for IBM Security Intelligence’ designation for its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite. The solution has been validated to integrate with IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM). ISAM integration is the most recent addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, along with turnkey solutions for Microsoft Active Directory, and the Identity Management and Single Sign-On (SSO) products

Zighra unveils authentication and threat detection solution

Zighra has launched SensifyID, a patented solution that delivers a 360-degree view of user interactions and continuous proof of identity while preserving the privacy and security of the end consumer. According to the company, this is the first patented solution to run advanced machine learning and behavioral authentication algorithms entirely on-device. The SensifyID platform gathers device, behavioral, and environmental intelligence proactively to build high fidelity, on-device behavioral models that enable continuous proof of presence and analytics to authenticate a user’s

GET Group North America releases digital identity mobile platform

GET Group North America has released GET mID, a digital identity platform which provides high assurance identity on a user’s mobile device as a convenient, secure and instant alternative to traditional physical identification documents. Using data encryption algorithms and communication security measures, the platform is designed to combat fraud and reduce identity theft. GET mID allows organizations across a range of sectors – including education, enterprise, retail and finance – as well as public institutions to issue high-assurance digital identification.