Biometrics Archive

Biometrics helps seniors to adopt mobile banking

Demographic data from USAA have shown that the elderly are among early adopters of their biometric authentication for mobile banking. Of the more than 400,000 USAA customers who have opted in to use the face, voice or touch biometrics, the median age is 35 with 15% of the older half over the age of 65.

Voice biometrics for online education

Mobile education is in the eye of the Voice biometrics industry; and there are a few good reasons why. A voice biometrics engine uses both behavioral and physiological characteristics to identify unique voice print and other factors such as tone and accent. So, it is impossible to impersonate users by imitating their identities in order

New biometric solution based on eye movement

Over the last few years, Biometric technology has been gaining steam as a possible solution to the inconvenience that represents having passwords for each service we receive online. One of the latest developments is based on eye movement. A research group from Texas State University is developing and studying the usability of a new biometric

New voice biometrics solutions for online payments

SayPay Technologies has partnered with VoiceVault, to deliver online and mobile payment solutions that improve user’s security in card-not-present environments. With SayPay, customers simply speak a unique, one-time use ‘SayPay code’ which provides a secure and low-friction customer experience for each transaction. VoiceVault provides the algorithms that analyze the unique characteristics of a user’s voice, which includes three-dimensional

Swedish firm launches new behavioral biometrics-based solution

Behavioral biometrics-based solutions promise a new era in technological innovation, with multiple applications, particularly in commercial transactions. Harder to spoof and easier on users, this solution may be bigger than passwords soon. These new technologies can monitor mouse dynamics, navigation habits, and keystroke dynamics, like the speed a user types and the pressure a user

Biometrics to prevent fraud in public assistance services in Massachusetts

A new measure designed to study different ways to detect fraud in the state’s public assistance programs has been approved recently by the Massachusetts House, including the possible use of fingerprints The measure requires the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to look at the feasibility of adopting