600m mobile devices to include biometrics by 2021

Juniper Research

More than 600m mobile devices worldwide will include biometric authentication within the next five years, up from 190m in 2016, with demand for methods that involve less hardware raising the profile of solutions such as voice and facial recognition, a report from Juniper Research says... More


Korea gets BioCA facial recognition solution

A facial biometric authentication service for money transfers has been launched by Korea International Trade Association subsidiary Korea Trade Network (KTNET), in collaboration with biometrics provider Daon and the Korea Smart Authentication Corporation... More





Samsung adds biometrics to mobile transactions

Samsung SDS logo

Samsung’s IT service arm Samsung SDS has teamed up with vision and voice technology provider Sensory to offer embedded biometric recognition technologies to banks and enterprise customers that will also enable authentication and completion of mobile transactions... More





US and UK consumers warm to biometric authentication

Gigya

More than half of US and UK consumers (52%) prefer to log in to online accounts using “modern authentication methods”, research from Gigya reveals, including 29% who favour two-factor authentication and 20% who prefer biometric authentication. More



Santander to offer voice-activated mobile banking

Santander

Santander customers in the UK with an Apple iOS device will soon be able to use their voice to interact with their SmartBank mobile banking app in order to make payments, retrieve information such as how much they have spent and perform queries on specific transactions... More