Fingerprint Cards to discuss strategy, trends at Capital Markets Day in December

Fingerprint Cards has arranged for a Capital Markets Day to be held in Stockholm on December 8, 2016 to give further insight to the company’s strategy and business. Guidance for 2017 will be presented at the event along with the following subjects: strategy and guidance; megatrends and future opportunities; trends in Asia; growth opportunities in the US; innovation leadership, and; profitable growth. The Capital Markets Day will be webcasted on the company’s webite and the presentation material from the Capital

Technavio releases global mobile payment security report for 2016-2020

Technavio has released a new report on the global mobile payment security software market, which analyzes key trends expected to affect the market outlook from 2016-2020. In the report, Technavio ICT research analysts identify the top three emerging trends driving the global mobile payment security software market as the introduction of mobile biometrics, the development of multi-factor authentication, and the increased adoption of multimodal biometrics. Technavio lead analyst Amrita Choudhury explains that the increasing occurrences of theft of private financial

Acuity report finds biometric and mobile technology driving digital ID

Acuity Market Intelligence has released new research that finds that the combination of turbulent world events and the proliferation of innovative, disruptive biometric and mobile technology is driving the evolution of digital identity for commerce, payments, the enterprise, and civil applications. Acuity’s research predicts that there are 750 million biometric smartphones in use today, which represents more than 30% of the total global smartphone base. The company projects this market to grow to 100% of the 2 billion smartphones shipped

TechSci report projects India biometrics market to surpass $3B by 2021

TechSci Research has published a new report titled, “India Biometrics Market By Type, By End Use Sector, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2016-2021“, which projects that the country’s biometrics market will grow at a CAGR of around 31% during 2016 – 2021. The report evaluates the future growth potential of India’s biometrics market, along with providing statistics and information on market structure, consumer behaviour and trends. According to the report, the market’s growth will be driven by the wide deployment of

Report predicts growth in two-factor and behavioural biometrics authentication

Less than one in ten businesses now rely solely on passwords for identity authentication, and the majority will be rid of them completely by 2025, according to research released Wednesday. Sponsored by mobile identity company TeleSign, the report “Beyond the Password: The Future of Account Security” shows the cost of fraud, and account takeovers (ATOs) in particular, are driving companies away from passwords, and towards two-factor and behavioural biometric authentication. Lawless Research collected survey responses from 600 professionals responsible for

Biometrics Research Group releases border security special report

Biometrics Research Group, Inc., publisher of, recently released an updated Special Report that provides an overview and synopsis on biometrics border security. Biometric Update Special Reports provide analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging companies and solutions. The research vendor’s Special Reports are sponsored by leading firms within the biometrics sector and this report was sponsored

Special Report: Biometrics and Border Security

This white paper provides an update concerning the application of biometrics to border security. Biometrics Research Group, Inc. expects continued growth of biometrics usage for border security by the U.S. government. The ongoing effects of these requirements are that other countries will also require enhanced travel documents that encapsulate biometrics. The European refugee and migrant crisis will also increase biometric usage at international port-of-entries. Our Special Reports are sponsored by leading firms within the biometrics sector and this report is

Biometric Update discusses passwords and biometric authentication on financial news show

A Special Report on Biometrics and Banking that was recently published by the Biometrics Research Group was featured on the Financial Sense Newshour radio program. Rawlson King, a contributing editor and lead researcher at, talked to Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor at Financial Sense, about the latest developments and trends in the biometric sector concerning the financial service technology. You can listen to full interview here. The 30 minute discussion focused on the campaigns by Microsoft and Google to eliminate

Reports forecast significant growth in speech and voice recognition market

Opus Research recently released a report titled “Executive Survey on Speech Analytics,” which found that 72% of companies believe that speech analytics can lead to improved customer experience and more than 52% think that its deployment can lead to higher revenue. Additionally, Opus Research analysts found that 68% of respondents consider speech analytics as a cost-saving mechanism. “The most salient meaning of these data points is that experienced customer care professionals have gained confidence in real-time capabilities of the latest

Top new features coming to smartphones: Gartner

Gartner has released its “Top 10 Smartphone Technologies and Capabilities in 2016 and 2017” report which identifies smartphone technologies and capabilities whose developments and transformations cannot be ignored by any mobile device vendor. The research firm’s top 10 technologies and capabilities for 2016 and 2017 are: fast charging; wireless charging; augmented and virtual reality; multiple-lens camera solutions; biometric authentication and technologies; virtual personal assistants (VPAs); flexible/curved displays; wi-fi 802.11 standards, and; USB type-C and embedded SIM (e-SIM). According to a