Consumer ID

Consumer ID is generally thought of as the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals conducting in-person or remote transactions for goods or services. Biometrics can be used to complement or replace authentication mechanisms such as presenting cards, tickets, photo identification, PINs, or signatures. This page brings you all the latest news, press releases and information on this sector.

Latest Headlines

SecuGen to showcase bluetooth reader 20 September 2018

SecuGen, a optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, has announced that it will be showcasing the soon to be released Unity Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at an upcoming trade show.


Finnish firm trials face payments 19 September 2018

OP Financial Group has reported that its employees will be the first in Finland to trial facial recognition payments at the firm’s staff restaurant in OP’s premises in Vallila, Helsinki in conjunction with Visa.


CallVU chosen for call centre fingerprint solution 18 September 2018

CallVU has revealed that a large international credit card company has chosen its Digital Engagement to verify callers using the fingerprint recognition features on  their smartphones.


Himax, MediaTek and Megvii develop mobile face solution 06 September 2018

Taiwan's Himax Technologies, a supplier of display drivers, has announced a collaboration with smartphone AP platform firm MediaTek and Megvii, the Chinese developer of the open platform of face recognition known as Face++.

Features

Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


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