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

Costa Rica to have ePassport by 2020 13 November 2017

Officials have confirmed that South American country Costa Rica will have an ePassport by the end of the decade, with a tender to be launched soon.


Fingerprint embedded payment cards to see sales boost 07 November 2017

ABI Research has found that that  with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards will see 160 million shipments by 2022.


Multi-racial facial recognition system found to be more accurate 06 November 2017

A team of researchers has found that a face recognition database trained with people of different races was more accurate in identifying them.


SoftBank Robotics partners with face recognition platform 26 October 2017

SoftBank Robotics has announced plans to collaborate with Ever AI, a face recognition platform, for integration with its humanoid customer engagement robot, Pepper.

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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