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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Patrik Lindeberg, COO of Precise Biometrics at Trustech: “Biometrics will replace PIN codes on payment cards”

The challenges and opportunities of biometrics in payments, which is undergoing rapid growth, was the subject of a panel discussion with four leading industry players at Trustech, the large trade show for smart cards, payments and security in Cannes. Contactless payments with biometric smart cards came up as one of the hot topics during the […]

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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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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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