AEON Bank trials Mofiria-developed biometric authentication system

Japan’s AEON Bank is trialing a biometrics authentication system developed by Mofiria Corporation at its ATMs and teller windows, allowing clients to make transactions without a bank card or PIN. The Mofiria solution combines both finger vein and fingerprint authentication technologies. Mofiria is providing the bank with the hybrid biometrics device and related software library for finger vein authentication. According to the company, this is the first trial in Japan to use biometrics only to enable secure banking transactions. AEON

The importance of two-factor authentication

This is a guest post by Yutaka Deguchi, general manager of mofiria Corporation. In recent years, the use of “two-factor authentication” has been increasing as a personal identification method. The methods of identity verification are roughly divided into the following three: 1) Use user’s knowledge: (Someting you know) 2) Use user’s possession: (Something you have) 3) Use characteristics of users themselves: (Something you are, biometrics) Multi-factor authentication is a method of identity verification using multiple elements of these three, and

Commercial Bank of Qatar introduces finger vein biometrics for ATM authentication

Banking software solution provider 01 Systems announced today that the Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) has deployed its finger vein biometrics solution that enables customers to access their account at Commercial Bank branches and ATMs with finger vein scanners without need for a bank card or PIN number. This technology incorporates finger vein devices from biometrics hardware manufacturer mofiria Corporation and is integrated with ATMs from NCR Corporation. Bank CEO Joseph Abraham said: “Biometric security features are an important tool

Mofiria to release a USB-connected finger vein authentication device

mofiria plans to release a new USB-connected finger vein authentication device in October. The Japanese firm expects to sell 20,000 on the new FVA-U4ST devices in the first year due to domestic demand for a secure solution to support national identification number systems, and increasing overseas demand for biometrics solutions in Asia and Middle East. This device adopts a flat finger placement method which helps decrease issues on installation and operation. It can also support the matching process inside the

Fujisoft forms partnership with Mofiria to offer finger vein recognition

Fujisoft Incorporated, a leading Japanese IT systems integrator and solutions vendor, has entered into a strategic partnership with Mofiria Corporation, a biometrics original equipment manufacturer spun out from Sony in 2010, to offer advanced finger vein authentication (FVA) solutions to both public and private organizations internationally. FVA is a method of biometric authentication that uses pattern-recognition techniques based on images of human finger vein patterns beneath the skin’s surface. As explained in the video below by Satoshi Amagai, Mofiria President