HP unveils new Windows 10 smartphone with fingerprint and iris recognition

HP unveiled at Mobile World Congress its new Elite x3 Windows 10 smartphone with fingerprint and iris recognition security features, according to a report by The Next Web. The Elite x3 features a 6-inch Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB of on-board storage, support for microSD cards up to 2TB, and a 4,150mAh battery. Other key specs of the smartphone include a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 8-megapixel selfie snapper USB-C, and an

ImageWare to demo mobile biometric authentication solution at AirWatch Connect 2015

ImageWare Systems announced it is demonstrating GoVerifyID, its patented mobile biometric user authentication solution, at AirWatch Connect 2015 on September 22-23 in Atlanta. GoVerifyID authenticates an individual’s identity using his or her voice, face, or other inimitable biometric details. AirWatch by VMware Enterprise Mobility Management Suite is a scalable enterprise mobility management platform that integrates with existing enterprise systems and allows users to manage all their devices from a single console. When used together, the combined solution provides a high

AnchorID launches channel partner program for biometric authentication platform

AnchorID, Inc. has launched a national channel partner program to expand the reach of AnchorID’s multi-factor authentication platform. The company has already signed three partners, which include Core Value Systems, Shore Software, and Evolving Media Network. “As the demand for our award-winning authentication platform increases, it’s vital we work with industry partners that can supply technical support and custom integrations of our software. Our new partner companies are extremely well-qualified to expand AnchorID’s reach,” said David W. Schropfer, CEO of

Smartphone solutions drive consumer and enterprise biometrics to $3.1b: ABI Research

ABI Research forecasts that global revenues in 2015 for biometrics in the consumer and enterprise will reach $3.1 billion, driven by smartphone solutions. While existing smartphone hardware provides a stable position for some authentication modalities, new advances in the biometrics field will continue to drive further smartphone hardware upgrades. Additionally, pioneering algorithm design and cloud computing services continue to innovate user authentication. “Biometry is moving rapidly into the security ecosystem and its adoption by CE devices will jumpstart this phenomenon,”

Voicekey nabs BYOD contract from the UK’s Ministry of Defence

Voicekey has been awarded a Secure BYOD contract by the UK’s Ministry of Defence. According to the company, this particular solution will deliver a full three-factor identity management solution to locally establish device and user identity prior to remote access. Under the MOD contract, Voicekey’s solution will use on-device voice verification. This is seen as a way to endorse and secure an emerging BYOD mindset. Earlier this year, Voicekey launched an iPhone app for its voice biometrics-based authentication system, which is