IDEMIA presents new facial recognition technology

IDEMIA, the global provider of Augmented Identity, is bringing electronic device makers its expertise in biometric security with IDEMIA 3D Face, software that uses 3D facial recognition to unlock smartphones quickly and easily, the company said.

According to a study by Counterpoint Research, although 66% of device makers currently opt for fingerprint sensors, they are increasingly turning to biometric facial recognition technologies. In 2020, all new smartphones will feature biometric sensors. Therefore, facial recognition is set to become standard, creating a more secure and ergonomic user experience.

OT-Morpho is now IDEMIA, the global provider of Augmented Identity, with the ambition to provide a secure environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect, travel and vote), in the physical as well as digital space.