Biometrics

AI solution delivers accurate voice authentication

There's growing interest in biometric security solutions as passwords are increasingly seen as outmoded and at risk from phishing and other attacks. …

Machine Learning

Why Voice Biometrics Can Rapidly Enhance CX

Voice biometrics is cutting-edge technology used for contactless authentication. It’s technology that shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to …

Customer Experience

Are biometrics the future of UX testing and CRO?

<b>Even as they become increasingly integrated into our daily lives, there’s still something inherently futuristic about biometrics.</b>Whether it’s …

UX Design

NEXT Biometrics Selects Former IDEMIA Executive Alain Faburel to Lead Global Sales and Marketing Organization

New Sales Structure Created to Better Serve Customers Globally<p>OSLO, Norway, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced former IDEMIA Executive Alain Faburel has joined the company as chief sales and marketing …

Asia Pacific

Mastercard talks with UK banks about adding biometrics to cards: CNBC

Mastercard (MA +0.1%) is testing cards with built-in fingerprint scanners to verify customers' identities and is talking with some banks in the U.K. …

Business

AI-Enabled Algorithm Uses Biometrics To Customize Travelers’ Vacations

A hotel chain created a smartphone app that curates personalized trips for customers after they've conducted a biometric-capturing quiz, taking …

Biometrics

How changes in retail law could affect customer experience

Business Editor<p>Follow:<p>New regulation surrounding payment authentication could make it more difficult to offer a seamless customer experience, …

Banking

Is biometrics the future of payment authentication?

Today’s shoppers are drowning in passwords and PIN codes, and while these security tools are well intentioned, bad consumer habits mean they can …

Information Systems

​Sydney Airport in first stages of facial recognition trial

Sydney Airport is in the first stages of trialing ‘couch to gate’ facial recognition technology in conjunction with carrier, Qantas.

Technology (Australia)

How Hotels Will Use Your Biometrics to Market to You and Better Bonus - 3 Free Nights

45,000 point initial bonus offer for Wyndham credit card is back it also comes with Platinum status (early check-in, late check-out) and a free night …

Palm Springs

The UK is creating a database of citizens’ DNA and other biometrics

<b>BIG BROTHER, UK EDITION.</b> Four years ago, the United Kingdom’s Home Office (the department responsible for immigration, security, and law enforcement) …

Surveillance

Cashier-free supermarket run in N China's Tianjin

A customer scans a QR code before shopping at the JD-running X-mart, a cashier-free supermarket, in north China's Tianjin, June 29, 2018. Operated by …

eCommerce

Facial recognition to be ramped up across British borders

The Government is preparing to step up facial recognition at British borders, an official biometrics strategy has revealed.<p>Police, immigration and passport control departments are planning a central system to upload and share DNA, fingerprint, photograph and potentially voice data so they can cross …

Surveillance

UK.gov's long-awaited, lightweight biometrics strategy fails to impress

<b>Analysis</b> Officials gather up previous canned statements, adds contents page... er...The UK government's lightweight biometrics strategy has failed to …

Surveillance

To support biometrics expansion, Canada is opening new Visa Application Centres and offering interim services at some missions

OTTAWA, June 29, 2018 /CNW/ - In 2018, Canada will expand its biometrics program. Expanding biometrics will strengthen Canada's immigration programs through effective screening and will also facilitate application processing and travel – while maintaining public confidence in our immigration system.<p>…

Immigration

Future of Biometrics Depends On Resolving Present Flaws

Biometrics have been the object of technological fascination for decades, ever since retinal scanners and fingerprint-evaluation devices have been …

Conservative View

Interactions Wins 2018 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough AwardInteractions Voice Biometrics Recognized as ‘Best Use of AI for Voice Biometrics’

FRANKLIN, Mass., June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interactions, LLC, the leading provider of Intelligent Virtual Assistants (IVAs) for enterprise brands, today announced Interactions Voice Biometrics has been awarded ‘Best Use of AI for Voice Biometrics’ by the Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

Your banking pin soon to be thing of the past: research

An estimated 1.9 billion global bank customers will be using biometrics to access everyday banking services, says the Goode Intelligence report.<p>An …

Banking

Android P features we love: Better, faster biometrics

Android P will have a lot of small-sounding but very significant changes to Android's core. We see that with every upgraded version of Android, and …

Android News

Moulana Muhammed Vaid provides update on Biometrics, readiness for Hajj and advices for Hujjaaj

Biometrics

Android P gets stronger biometrics via BiometricPrompt API

Only strong tests will be available, so “developers can be assured of a consistent level of security across all devices their application runs on”, …

Electronics

Leveraging Biometric Authentication to Improve Mobile Security

It’s hardly worth mentioning how bad passwords are; IT managers have been hearing that they need to get rid of passwords for, literally, decades. And …

Information Systems

Google introduces new biometric authentication API for Android P

Google is looking to improve biometrics in its upcoming operating system Android P. The company announced developers can start using the …

Information Systems

High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies - Side event: United Nations Compendium of Recommended Practices for the Responsible Use and Sharing of Biometrics in Counter-Terrorism

Foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) and their travel continue to represent a considerable security threat for the international community. Detecting …

United Nations

Global Biometrics and Identity Management Market to 2025: Increasing Trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) across Multifarious Applications

DUBLIN, October 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The "Global Biometrics and Identity Management Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report has been added to <b>Research and Markets'</b> offering.<p>The Global Biometrics and Identity Management Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 19.3% …

Extreme Sports

Healthcare biometrics predicted to be $14 billion market by 2025 | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The global healthcare biometrics market will reach $14.5 billion by 2025, the completion of its prediction period, according to a market research …

Digital Health

Will the introduction of biometrics bring about the end of the password?

Biometric technology such as facial recognition and fingerprint scanning is no longer reserved for future generations or top secret government …

Information Systems

Biometrics project scrapped after massive delays and budget blowouts

A project to introduce fingerprint and facial recognition technology across the country has been scrapped, after massive cost blowouts and delays.<p>The …

Surveillance

ID R&D Releases New AI-Based Biometric Security Solution That Increases User Authentication Accuracy by 40%AI-based products -- built for mobile and IoT applications -- are now available through...

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ID R&D, the award-winning biometric solutions provider offering proprietary AI-based behavioral, voice, and anti-spoofing user authentication capabilities, today released the newest version of its most advanced voice biometric security solution, IDVoice. …

Mobile Devices

Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?

Good arguments can be made for use of biometrics in security, but the technology does have is flaws.

Information Systems