1DataWorld, Macate Group launch smartphones with biometric authentication

1DataWorld, Inc. has partnered with Macate Group Corporation to launch a new Cyberphone line of mobile phones embedded with biometric authentication to ensure maximum security. Available starting in June, the first model of Cyberphones to be offered will be 1DW LF1, a premium Android device integrated with a fingerprint reader and dual SIM cards. The Cyberphone is designed to protect personal data stored on mobile devices, ensuring that no third party will ever be able to compromise the user’s sensitive

Prestigio to deploy True Key by Intel Security biometric identification app

Mobile device firm Prestigio will launch the recently announced True Key by Intel Security across EMEA with an initial pre-install roll-out in Russia. True Key is a cross-device application that eliminates the need to remember and enter passwords. The app will be available across all of Prestigio’s Android tablets and smartphones by the end of this year. “Our customers want to manage their digital lives on mobile devices, whether that is on a mobile phone or on a tablet and

Fujitsu demonstrates iris scanner prototype that unlocks smartphones

Fujitsu demonstrated at Mobile World Congress this week a new smartphone with a built-in iris scanner that can authenticate users in less than a second, according to a report by Computer World. The iris scanner prototype, which Fujitsu said is the first of its kind for a smartphone, unlocks a phone by analyzing the unique patterns of the individual’s iris. The prototype weighs less than 1 gram and is grafted onto a regular smartphone. Fujitsu was able to manufacture a

ZTE unveils flagship smartphone with EyeVerify eyeprint authentication

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona its latest ZTE Grand S3 flagship smartphone with Eyeverify technology, according to a report by Digital Trends. The smartphone, which is part of ZTE’s new lineup and Grand S series, takes a photo of the veins in the user’s eye with the front-facing camera to determine a unique pattern. If the correct iris pattern is detected, the Eyeverify software unlocks the phone for the authorized user. It remains

Synaptics introduces slim slide fingerprint sensor

Synaptics Inc. announced an all new implementation of fingerprint ID technology for mobile devices with the addition of the VFS6170 slide sensor, which is a part of the company’s line of Natural ID products. Synaptics VFS6170 is a slim biometric slide sensor for the side of a smartphone or tablet that enables single handed authentication, and further widens the company’s portfolio of fingerprint ID technologies for OEMs to integrate an ultra-slim slide sensor on the side of a device. The

GOTrust Technology, DDS provide FIDO-based biometric identification for Android smartphones

GOTrust Technology Inc. announced it has partnered with DDS Inc. to deliver strong authentication and hardware based security for all Android smartphones using a combination of microSD based security modules and biometric identification methods. Using ‘FIDO UAF 1.0‘ standards for universal strong authentication, the implementation will allow users to conduct business with any online service provider that offers FIDO authentication using a single and secure method of identification. GOTrust Technology’s and DDS’ FIDO partnership also includes new Android smartphones with

SuperCom to demonstrate mobile payments solutions at Mobile World Congress 2015

SuperCom will showcase its SuperPay suite of secure mobile payments solutions, including biometrics authentication, at the Mobile World Congress on March 2-5 in Barcelona. SuperCom’s SuperPay is a full suite of solutions ranging from mobile wallet to mobile POS which use a set of components and platforms to enable secure mobile payments and financial services. The suite allows customers to securely make payments using any mobile device – including smartphones, tablets or traditional 2G/3G handsets — while allowing merchants to

Hoyos Labs to demonstrate biometrics-based ATM app at ATMIA conference

Hoyos Labs announced it will demonstrate its new biometrics-based ATM app that replaces ATM cards and PINs, at this week’s ATMIA conference in Las Vegas. Banks are able to embed the Hoyos Labs software into their mobile banking apps to enable their customers to use their biometrics – facial, periocular, fingerprint, iris – to access their bank accounts and withdraw money by looking at their smartphones to authenticate their identities. Built on the HoyosID identity assertion platform, the ATM app

Verie develops facial recognition app that transforms smartphone into ID card

Biometric solutions start-up Verie has developed a facial recognition app that transforms an individual’s smartphone into an ID card, according to a report by Built In Chicago. Verie enables users to verify their identity by taking a five-second video of their face. They must then scan the front and back of their driver’s license or any other government-issued ID, which Verie then matches the filmed face and the photo on the ID. “We quickly realized that the idea of a

UK construction contractor adopts Aurora facial recognition time and attendance system

UK construction, development, refurbishment and maintenance contractor Mulalley recently adopted Aurora’s facial recognition based solutions to manage time and attendance. After identifying a need for a remote method of clocking staff on and off at its multiple temporary sites, Mulalley turned to Aurora’s Mobile Clocking and Tablet Clocking. The smartphone and tablet applications record an employee’s time and attendance with a simple swipe of the screen to record his or her event. Using the Android or Windows device’s camera, users