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

FaceTec achieves anti-spoofing standard 07 February 2019

FaceTec announced today that ZoOm 3D Face Authentication is now the first - and only - biometric to achieve perfect Level-1 and Level-2 anti-spoofing results in NIST/NVLAP-certified iBeta Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) testing. 


IDEX teams up with Goldpac for biometric smart cards 31 January 2019

Partnership to launch dual-interface biometric smart cards to customers in China and beyond. 


Evolis notes revenue growth 30 January 2019

Plastic card personalization and printing systems firm Evolis achieved consolidated revenue of €82m ($93m) for the 2018 financial year, up 2.5% (5.9% at constant exchange rates) versus 2017.


US judge rules that police can't force biometric phone unlocks 15 January 2019

A judge in California has ruled that authorities can't force people to unlock their smartphones using their face, eyes or fingerprints.

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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