FB pixel

2 biometric passwordless authentication integrations and an online retail deployment

Categories Access Control  |  Biometrics News
2 biometric passwordless authentication integrations and an online retail deployment
 

The boost passkeys are giving to passwordless authentication continues to be seen in new products and deployments. Passkeys are exceeded in popularity for passwordless authentication only by biometrics, as demonstrated by announcements from Vault Vision, OwnID and 1Kosmos.

Denver-based Vault Vision has launched a new integration utilizing passkeys for passwordless logins to websites and apps built with Webflow using native device biometrics.

The new Webflow product eases integration of Vault Vision’s no-code user authentication platform, according to the announcement.

Users signing into Webflow member sites or apps can use PIN codes for verification, in addition to native device face or fingerprint biometrics.

Webflow is a provider of software for building and hosting websites. It is used by 0.6 percent of the world’s top 10 million sites, according to W3Techs.

The announcement cites stats indicating a rapid uptake of no-code application platforms, and also the frustration with passwords common amongst consumers.

1Kosmos has introduced support for ForgeRock Access Manager to its BlockID authentication software to enable developers to add biometric, passwordless authentication to any application protected by ForgeRock.

BlockID works by the user scanning a QR code and then submitting a selfie for biometric matching and an active liveness check on the BlockID Mobile App.

“For customers using single sign-on platforms like ForgeRock, modernizing user journeys with advanced biometrics for onboarding and passwordless authentication used to require significant application development,” says Javed Shah, senior vice president of product management for 1Kosmos.

BlockID Passwordless Authentication is now available on the ForgeRock MarketPlace.

Carrefour Belgium has selected OwnID, meanwhile, to provide its online customers with frictionless login through passwordless authentication with biometric tools like passkeys.

OwnID says that passwordless authentication is becoming a table stake in the online retail and groceries industry.

“We were looking into ways to reduce friction and improve security,” Carrefour Head of digital and ecommerce projects Jean-Philippe Blerot says in the announcement. “OwnID’s passwordless authentication solution uses biometric mechanisms, such as Passkeys, to verify a user’s identity. This allows Carrefour’s customers to easily and securely access their accounts, without the need to remember a complex password.”

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

FIDO Alliance introduces passkey Design Guidelines to optimize UX

New guidance on how to implement passkeys for optimal user experience have been published by the FIDO Alliance. FIDO’s Design…

 

Interpol exec calls for more biometrics sharing to combat cross-border crime surge

Speaking at a recent event in London, Stephen Kavanagh, executive director of police services at Interpol, warned of a “new…

 

NSW launches digital inclusion strategy consultation on equitable service access

The New South Wales (NSW) government has initiated a call to action for local communities, industries, community organizations, and government…

 

Could be 25 years before TSA gets facial recognition in all US airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) foresees significant delays in implementing facial recognition across U.S. airports if revenue continues to be…

 

Single solution for regulating AI unlikely as laws require flexibility and context

There is no more timely topic than the state of AI regulation around the globe, which is exactly what a…

 

Indonesia’s President launches platform to drive digital ID and service integration

In a bid to accelerate digital transformation in Indonesia, President Joko Widodo launched the Indonesian government’s new technology platform, INA…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events