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

AnyVision secures $28M for body and facial recognition tech funding 20 July 2018

Israel's AnyVision has closed a $28 million Series A funding round led by Bosch.


US Summer Camps using facial recognition 18 July 2018

More than 100 summer camps in the US are using facial recognition technology to help parents catch a glimpse of their kids when they’re away at camp.


Aeon and Fujitsu trial palm-vein payments 12 July 2018

Japan's AEON Credit Service and Fujitsu will begin a field trial of a cardless payment system using Fujitsu's palm vein biometric authentication technology. 


Mine Pass secures Fido certification 10 July 2018

Korean firm Megazone says its online security solution Mine Pass was recognized by the Fido Alliance for the suitability of the UAF server and passed the final certification process for  interoperability.

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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