Goode Intelligence forecasts mobile & wearable biometrics to surpass $6.2B by 2022

Goode Intelligence published a new analyst report forecasting that revenues for mobile & wearable biometric authentication will surpass $6.2 billion in revenues by 2022. In “Mobile & Wearable Biometric Authentication Market Analysis and Forecasts 2017-2022 (third edition)”, Goode Intelligence also predicts that by 2022 over 3.3 billion users will be benefiting from biometric authentication. Over the six years since Goode Intelligence has covered the market, it has grown significantly year-on-year with mobile biometric authentication becoming a regular security feature in

Appdome for BehavioSec enables mobile biometric authentication

Appdome has partnered with BehavioSec to deliver Appdome for BehavioSec, which enables mobile developers and mobility professionals to rapidly integrate advanced biometric and behavior based authentication solutions with current mobile apps without any code changes. BehavioSec’s behavioral biometrics solution works in real time, preventing fraudulent activity and attacks by verifying end users by their unique patterns while handling their device. The technology captures specific user information, analyzing details of the user’s keystrokes, press and sequence, as well as their device

BioRugged to showcase new low-cost mobile biometric devices at ID4Africa

BioRugged will showcase several new devices at its exhibit booth at the upcoming ID4Africa conference, in a major expansion of its portfolio of mobile biometric products. Among the hardware products it will present are the Suprema BioWolf LE biometric tablet, a mobile solution for smart card printing, and the Ruggbo 20 and 30 prototypes. ID4Africa 2017, being held in Windhoek, Namibia, April 26-28, is the third annual conference of ID4Africa, a multi-stakeholder organization promoting digital legal identity development on the

IAM solutions must be mobile friendly for enterprise adoption: report

Frost & Sullivan has released a research report titled “Technologies Empowering Future of Identify Management”, which reveals that identify and access management (IAM) challenges are more business-centric than technology-centric. The report finds that areas such as administration, authentication and auditing are developing technologies to improve service accuracy and cost efficiency. Meanwhile, emerging services such as platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) are driving the growth of IAM technologies, the report said. “The shifting of enterprise solutions to the cloud has created

Juniper Research identifies leading disruptors in mobile biometric authentication

Juniper Research released a new research report that identified G&D (Giesecke & Devrient), Gemalto and Synaptics as the leading disruptors within mobile biometric authentication. The three companies are featured prominently within Juniper’s Biometric Platform Disruptors & Challengers Quadrant, released as part of its Mobile Payment Security: Biometric Authentication & Tokenisation research. Juniper defines leading disruptors as companies who possess the capabilities to disrupt the wider mobile ecosystem through the implementation of their platforms. The research firm asserted that while the

QiSQi develops mobile automated biometric ID system for law enforcement

QiSQi Identification Technologies developed the MABIS (mobile automated biometric identification system) platform and app that can register and identify fingerprints, faces, and iris within less than a second. The app operates on a standard Android mobile phone, enabling users to seamlessly and quickly deploy its capabilities without investing in any additional hardware. Equipped with mobile and touchless biometrics software from Diamond Fortress, the app obtains high-quality fingerprints via the mobile camera. The face recognition has 2D/3D enhancement features, which enables

GenKey issues new release of its mobile enrollment software

GenKey has issued a new release of its mobile biometric enrollment software. According to a company statement, many of the improvements in the new release address the challenges of mobile registration in rural locations, including privacy-by-design software designed to store sensitive biometric information securely in the event of limited connectivity. The company has also improved the user experience, making the recruitment and training process easier in rural locations. The software runs on all mobile platforms and is compatible with all

Innovatrics releases mobile version of facial recognition platform

Innovatrics has released a mobile version of its facial recognition technology, IFace 3.0 Mobile, which is designed to be seamlessly integrated into mobile applications to include facial biometrics as a second factor authentication feature. The new mobile version is designed to meet the needs of financial institutions, commercial organizations and mobile application integrators. IFace 3.0 Mobile features a facial library footprint of only 10 MB, making it the optimal storage size for mobile devices. In addition, face detection, template extraction,

Identity verification firm Examity releases mobile authentication platform

Online proctoring and identity verification firm Examity has released a mobile authentication platform for online learning organizations, which streamlines the authentication process for students and faculty. examiGO delivers mobile ID verification technology to make online learning more efficient, convenient, and secure for higher education institutions and other organizations. Leveraging advanced mobile verification methods that are increasingly being used by banks and government agencies, examiGO provides a set of tools to facilitate student ID authentication, including fingerprint scan, voice match, and

State Department issues RFI on mobile biometrics data collection devices

The Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the security and law enforcement arm of the U.S. Department of State, is seeking information on the current and near-term availability, capabilities and price point of a mobile data collection device capable of capturing biometric and biographic information from unknown persons and to confirm identification of known persons of interest while in the field. According to the request for information, devices should weigh three pounds or less, be tough, rugged, and durable enough to function