EyeVerify CEO says biometric banking breakthrough has already begun

The tipping point for biometric authentication for mobile banking may have already arrived, EyeVerify CEO and founder Toby Rush says. Further, that position is not one of optimism, he says, but observation of financial institutions currently achieving their user experience and security goals with biometric implementations. When it was acquired by Ant Financial in September, EyeVerify already had dozens of clients in production, and was moving more through the procoess. The company announced last week that Poland-based Comarch will use

EyeVerify to continue to expand its trusted identity solutions from base in Kansas City

EyeVerify is building on its vision of providing trusted identity solutions to hundreds of millions of people around the globe, all from its headquarters in Kansas City. Just last month, Ant Financial Services Group, the operator of Alipay, acquired EyeVerify. According to a company statement, the months ahead will see the eyeprint authentication company expand its relationship with the University of Missouri Kansas City, where Eyeprint ID technology was originally developed, and draw from the extensive local talent pool of

EyeVerify CEO proposes payment grade for the biometrics industry

In a recent blog post, EyeVerify CEO and founder Toby Rush proposes that the biometrics industry needs to define standards around Payment Grade biometrics to determine the strength of a given biometric solution. “Payment grade is an effort to help financial institutions gain confidence and move towards biometrics faster,” Rush writes. “As they begin to engage the biometric world, many financial institutions don’t have the bandwidth, depth or resources to thoroughly investigate how every biometric technology works.” Rush explains that

EyeVerify CEO to present at Alibaba’s 2015 Hangzhou YunQi Conference

EyeVerify announced that CEO and founder Toby Rush will present at Alibaba Group’s upcoming 2015 Hangzhou YunQi Conference in Hangzhou, China This year’s conference, which will assume the theme of Internet + Innovation Entrepreneurship, will be held at the YunQi Town (Cloud Town) International Convention Centre from October 14-15. Rush will present “Know you from the Eyes: Eyeprint recognition technology detailed introduction” during the Biometrics Sub-Forum breakout session held on October 15 at 3:00 pm. The breakout session will cover

Don’t authenticate until you see the whites of their eyes: A conversation with EyeVerify CEO Toby Rush

Toby Rush is a serial entrepreneur having successfully started up two previous technology companies before EyeVerify. Now, on the heels of new funding, his current company is set to take some major leaps in the mobile authentication space, working directly with smartphone OEMs. EyeVerify has been around since 2012 and in its short life has seen major growth. According to Rush, there are a number of factors that have influenced this and his company is in a good position to