innerCore adds Sensory face and voice recognition integration capabilities

Sensory Inc. has partnered with innerCore to help more banks, enterprises and financial institutions around the world to enhance the security of data sensitive mobile apps. As part of its line of end-to-end secure user authentication platforms, innerCore is now enabling customers to integrate Sensory’s TrulySecure face and voice biometric authentication into their apps to facilitate a more secure and convenient experience. “TrulySecure is a perfect example of how an elegant fusion of face and voice biometric recognition can be

BNP Paribas Wealth Management adds Daon-based biometric authentication product

Financial institution BNP Paribas Wealth Management has introduced a new service which enables customers to log into their accounts and perform transactions using biometric authentication, according to a report by Banking Technology. Using biometric authentication technology supplied by Daon, myBioPass enables customers to log into their accounts and perform various transactions. Clients can log into myWealth and Web Banking on their tablet by taking a “selfie” and using their smartphone as a key. In addition, clients can validate transactions through

Bio-Metrica releases multi-factor biometric ID system

Bio-Metrica has released a modular, multi-factor biometric identification system (BIS), which securely enrolls and identifies individuals using various identification and authentication methods. The scalable and customizable BIS enables users to select a biometric technology, including fingerprint, face, iris, signature, vein, and others. BIS delivers a multi-biometric system over a range of devices, including stationery systems, laptops and handheld devices. Built on the company’s BII architecture, BIS can be deployed on local servers or as the cloud-based CloudBII to store collected information

Mercator Advisory Group publishes biometric authentication report

Mercator Advisory Group has published a new research report titled “Biometrics: A New Wrinkle Changes the Authentication Landscape”, which focuses on the fundamentals of biometrics for authenticating consumers’ identity. The 44-page report emphasizes the need for multimodal biometric authentication and outlines the various types of biometrics available from technology vendors. One key point made in the report is how biometrics technology has transitioned from being a primarily hardware-based solution to a more secure software-and cloud-based solution enabled by smartphones. With

Technavio publishes reports on military biometrics, mobile biometrics, voice recognition

Technavio has published three separate research reports, starting with the ‘Global Military Biometrics Market 2016-2020’ report. The report, which analyzed the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global military biometrics market for 2016-2020, forecasts that the global market will grow at a CAGR of 7.5% during the 2016-2020 period. The 63-page report divided the market into the geographical segments of the Americas, APAC and EMEA, based on the revenue generated from the sales of biometric systems in the

Israeli biometric startup Transmit Security raises $40M in self-financing

Israeli biometric authentication startup Transmit Security has raised $40 million in a self-funded round of financing, according to a report by Globes. Transmit Security, which is based in Boston and Tel Aviv, has unveiled a platform that it says will disrupt the authentication software market by enabling organizations to implement any identity verification method, on any device, across all their customer/partner facing channels. The company’s founders, CEO Mickey Boodaei and president Rakesh K. Loonkar, previously established online banking security pioneer

HYPR Corp. develops biometric shopping platform for retailers

HYPR Corp. has launched a secure biometric shopping platform designed for the eCommerce sector, which enables Fortune 500 enterprises to deliver secure, passwordless experiences to their customers across mobile, desktop, and IoT systems. The announcement comes in advance of the National Retail Foundation’s Annual Convention & EXPO aka “Retail’s BIG Show”, held January 15 to 17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Designed to curb personal data theft, HYPR’s cybersecurity solution decentralizes the storage of

Swisscom using NICE voice authentication to improve customer experience

Switzerland telecom Swisscom has begun using NICE Real-Time Authentication in its contact center to improve the overall customer experience for its over six million clients. By using the NICE solution, Swisscom cuts down on the time needed to confirm its customers’ identity by an average of 22 seconds. The entire authentication process occurs during the natural flow of conversation, eliminating the need for traditional knowledge-based questions. This enables Swisscom’s call center agents to focus entirely on addressing the customer’s issue

VocalZoom introduces voice biometrics technology using its optical sensor

VocalZoom has announced voice biometrics technology using its optical sensor that performs voiceprint acquisition and template matching in the security of an embedded, match-in-sensor architecture. “We all want the simplicity of authenticating to applications and services with our voice, but until now, solutions have been complex and expensive, are not reliable in noisy environments, and are vulnerable to cloned voiceprints,” said Tal Bakish, chief executive officer, VocalZoom. “VocalZoom plans to deliver the industry’s first speaker verification sensor using a match-in-sensor

VeriTran to integrate Sensory biometrics solution into banking and financial apps

Sensory Inc. and VeriTran, a technology solutions provider for the financial and retail industry, have signed a global partnership that will provide a more secure and convenient way to authenticate users of mobile banking and mobile payments solutions. Sensory’s TrulySecure is a combined voice and vision authentication solution that requires no special hardware as the solution uses standard microphones and cameras universally installed on phones, tablets and PCs. All processing and encryption is done on-device. “User security is at the