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Disney plans Facial Recognition Technology test 25 March 2021

Disney is conducting a limited 30-day test using facial recognition technology.
 


Hyatt to use mobile health passport 15 March 2021

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced plans to explore VeriFLY + Stay, a mobile health passport for the hospitality industry using the VeriFLY app that provides verification of COVID-19 credentials and travel guidelines. 


Zippin opens checkout-free hotel store in Yokohama 11 February 2021

Zippin, an industry leader in checkout-free technologies for brick-and-mortar retail, today announced the launch of biometric hotel convenience store.


Biometrics to secure over $3 trillion in mobile payments by 2025 04 February 2021

A new study from Juniper Research has found that biometrics will authenticate over $3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just $404 billion in 2020.


Amazon One rolls out to 8 Seattle stores 02 February 2021

The Amazon One device that allows customers to pay at Amazon Go stores using their palm  is being rolled out to additional Amazon stores in Seattle.

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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