Mobile Wallets: Where’s The S-Curve?

Category: Digital Identity

Looking Beyond The Selfie For ID Verification

Commerce in the digital world means making sure someone is who they say they are — in real time, and where Social Security numbers or isolated identifiers are not enough. Socure CEO Sunil Madhu tells PYMNTS how it’s possible for digital identity verification, beyond just matching selfies to drivers’ licenses, can let the good customers transact and turn the bad guys away — across a single API — thanks to the robust digital footprint that the good guys leave behind.


From Fingerprints To Faces: Bank of America Explores Biometrics’ Next Phase

Consumers are generally accustomed to using a fingerprint to unlock their banking apps – but, are they willing to use their face – and do they think it’s secure? Hari Gopalkrishnan, managing director of consumer facing platforms and technology for Bank of America, discusses the bank’s efforts to make biometrics appealing authentication options for consumers, including its facial biometrics pilot program with Samsung.


Veridium Rolls Out Fingerprint Verification Pilot In Developing Countries

Veridium, a provider in identity access management solutions using biometrics as the primary authenticator, announced news that it has been awarded a grant from the Digital Financial Services Innovation Lab to develop and field test biometric authentication technology on unmodified Android smartphones, which can improve the way people in developing countries access and enroll in financial and government programs.