Year: 2017

2017 – a year of new opportunities in biometrics

New mobile biometric modalities, new sensor technologies and the world’s first contactless biometric payment card, were important hallmarks of the biometric year of 2017. This was a year when stronger identity proofing became a priority hot topic. As 2017 is getting closer to its end, we can look back at a year where biometrics left […]

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Industry webinar: “Growing demand for spoof and liveness across industries”

The adoption of spoof and liveness detection software in mobile biometrics is becoming a priority among payment providers, OEMs and regulators to mitigate fraud via fake fingers, which poses a threat to sensitive applications like mobile payments. The advent of new biometric technologies such as ultrasound sensors will also improve liveness detection with retained user friendliness. […]

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Surpassing the vision – Precise Biometrics celebrates 20 years

Precise Biometrics was born 20 years ago out of an idea by Christer Fåhraeus, a brilliant Swedish IT and biotech entrepreneur. He wanted to develop a powerful fingerprint software algorithm that could operate effectively on a platform with limited processor power and memory, such as mobile phones and smart cards. “Back in 1997 I saw […]

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New security suite tackles threat against mobile payments head-on

Today, in the run-up to one of the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, and in front of journalists from tech and business media, we had the pleasure of announcing the launch of a new ground-breaking security suite. The security suite contains products and services that increase the security […]

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Meeting a growing market for fingerprint technology

The market for mobile devices using fingerprint technology is growing as more and more devices are being equipped with fingerprint technology and consumers increasingly demand biometrics for convenient identity authentication. Increased volumes and competition is driving the development towards smaller fingerprint sensors to reduce cost of implementing fingerprint solutions. This enables use cases and segments that […]

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