Tag: Fingerprint

Securing mobile banking for the ‘unbanked’

On this blog we often write about NFC technology, mobile payments and the latest technologies using smartphones and digital security to empower our everyday lives. A lot of the time, these innovations and technological advances relate to more developed regions, whether North America, Europe, the Middle East or Asian countries such as South Korea and […]

Digital Brazil: Biometric ID paves the way for future growth

In the last of our series on Brazil’s digital revolution, we look at Brazil’s national identity card scheme, which is one of the most advanced of its kind anywhere in the world. Former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula was the first person to be issued with one of Brazil’s new biometric ID cards, shortly before […]

Footstep Identification: Can you Walk the Walk?

In 1991, Phil Collins told us: ‘The only thing about me is the way I walk’. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOyF4hR5GoE It seems he was one step ahead of the game. It’s taken 20 years for the security industry to catch up with Phil and his Genesis bandmates, but an article published this week by the New Scientist claims […]