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Privacy and UX concerns 'hamper adoption of biometrics' 03 December 2020

New consumer research found just 14% of people frequently use biometric authentication to log-in to a digital service, website or account. 


Sogou ranks first in 'facial landmark' challenge 04 November 2020

Sogou, an innovator in search and a leader in China's internet industry, ranked first in the Grand Challenge of 106-Point Facial Landmark Localization


Cadillac Fairview 'collected 5 million shoppers images' 03 November 2020

Cadillac Fairview embedded cameras inside their digital information kiosks at 12 shopping malls across Canada and used facial recognition technology without their customers’ knowledge or consent, an investigation by the federal, Alberta and BC Privacy Commissioners has found.


Deliveroo and Onfido expand partnership 08 October 2020

Onfido, the global identity verification and authentication company, today announced a strategic partnership with leading online food delivery company, Deliveroo


Amazon One launched as palm payment solution 29 September 2020

Amazon has launched the Amazon One system as convenient, contactless way for people to use their palm to pay.

Features

Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


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. 


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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