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The BioID blog gives you an overview of the most important news on releases, events and collaborations with our partners.

The biometric world is a vivid and quickly changing industry. With information on face recognition technology, we strive to keep you up to date and supply you with the most important content regarding multimodal biometrics, multifactor-authentication and online identity proofing.

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    Permanent position as Software Developer Android in Nuremberg

    WE ARE HIRING! Would you like to become part of an innovative industry and shape the future of biometric authentication technology? For our team in Nuremberg, Germany, we are currently offering a permanent position as Software Developer for Android.  Made up of talented people with different backgrounds, experience and expertise, our team in Nuremberg has […]

  • BioID Playground face recognition demo
    BioID® launches new biometrics Playground with online demo

    BioID® launches new biometrics Playground with online demo BioID now makes its entertaining new biometrics Playground available. The face recognition company just introduced its new Website in January 2018 and now adds many features for testing the speed and accurracy of biometrics. Among others, the highly in-demand feature for creating biometric passport images, formerly known […]

  • BioID at Intersec Forum Frankfurt
    BioID® presenting at Intersec Forum Frankfurt March 23

    BioID® presenting at Intersec Forum Frankfurt March 23 BioID is honoured to be presenting at the Intersec Forum in Frankfurt on March 23rd, 2018. As part of the exhibition Light+Building, the conference Intersec Forum Smart Access will provide interesting topics in the field of smart access, privacy & cyber security.

  • patented anti-spoofing liveness detection
    BioID® adds replay defender against biometric spoofing

    BioID® adds replay defender against biometric spoofing New liveness detection will detect photo, video and avatar attacks Nuremberg, Germany – January 29, 2018 – Cloud biometrics developer BioID® today announced a new liveness detection feature to be integrated in the BioID® Web Service (BWS). Through the powerful replay defender, neither videos nor 3D avatars will […]

  • BioID automated identity proofing PhotoVerify
    New BioID® PhotoVerify enables automated ID checks

    New BioID® PhotoVerify enables automated ID checks Nuremberg, Germany – 29.11.2017: BioID, a leader in multimodal biometrics as a service, has announced the release of a PhotoVerify API as part of the BioID Web Service (BWS). With this service, online providers can verify the legal identities of their customers and users without the need for […]

  • Privacy through anonymous face recognition
    BioID® steps up its data privacy and protection commitment

    BioID steps up its data privacy and protection commitment Nuremberg, Germany – 08.11.2017: BioID, a leader in multimodal “Biometrics as a Service”, has entered into agreements with both Microsoft Cloud Germany and Deutsche Telekom.Its highly in demand BioID Web Service (BWS) is now hosted in the data center of T-Systems for further enhancing data security […]

  • face authentication in any2any experience platform
    BioID® collaborates with any2any for convenient user experience

    BioID® collaborates with any2any for secure user journey and convenient user experience Nuremberg and Munich, Germany – October 9, 2017 – any2any: The experience platform any2any and cloud biometrics developer BioID today announced a partnership in which BioID’s face recognition will be used to provide the user experience when using any2any’s “experience platform”. The any2any […]

  • BioID eye recognition (periocular) for authentication
    BioID® launches eye recognition web service in public beta release

    BioID® launches eye recognition web service in public beta release Cloud biometrics developer BioID today announced the beta release of a new biometric trait, eye (periocular) recognition, as part of the BioID Web Service (BWS). Alongside the cloud-based face and voice authentication already available in BWS, the new trait gives developers an additional strong choice […]

  • Face recognition app android BioID
    BioID® launches face recognition app for Android with source code

    BioID® launches face recognition app for Android with source code Cloud biometrics developer BioID today announced the release of the Android version of its face recognition authenticator and the availability of source code for both the Android and iOS versions of the app. While mobile app developers could always integrate BioID’s facial recognition via the […]

  • Biometric online payment worldcore facekey
    BioID® partners with Worldcore for biometric online payments

    BioID® partners with Worldcore for biometric online payments Nuremberg, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic – February 14, 2017 – Internet financial services provider Worldcore and cloud biometrics developer BioID today announced a joint project in which BioID’s facial recognition will be used to secure Worldcore’s payment platform, adding a second form of authentication called FaceKey. […]

  • A-trust signature face authentication BioID
    BioID® collaborates with A-Trust for secure signature solution

    BioID® collaborates with A-Trust for secure signature solution With the new EU eIDAS regulation that went into effect on July 1, especially in Germany the demand is extremely high for a secure signature solution that is valid across the EU. For this reason BioID, the developer of biometric face recognition software located in Nuremberg, is […]

  • challenge response liveness detection BioID
    Challenge-response available to guard against video attacks

    Challenge-response available to guard against video attacks One of the challenges in biometrics is to protect against so-called replay attacks, where a person’s biometrics are copied or recorded and presented by an impostor to mimic the real thing. From the start, we included our unique patented liveness detection to protect against such attacks using photos […]

  • Multi-factor-authentication-biometrics
    Multi-factor authentication available to secure your BioID® account

    Multi-factor authentication available to secure your BioID® account For additional protection you can now protect your BioID account with multi-factor authentication! It’s easy and flexible, simply log in using any two factors: biometrics, password or a one-time security code delivered via TOTP authenticator app, SMS text message or email. You can even have BioID remember […]

  • multi-factor authentication with BioID biometrics
    Multifactor authentication with mobile biometrics

    Multifactor authentication with mobile biometrics User authentication is the process of verifying a user’s identity in order to grant access to data and services. Traditional authentication relies on passwords, but it is all too clear that this is no longer an acceptable solution. On the one hand, advances in technology have made it much easier […]

  • face recognition app bioid iOS
    BioID launches facial recognition app for iOS

    BioID launches facial recognition app for iOS BioID GmbH, a cloud biometrics leader, today announced the availability of the BioID Facial Recognition app for iPhone and iPad. The free app enables developers and companies to add biometric authentication to their mobile platforms with just a few lines of code; their end users can then enjoy […]

  • E-signing with biometric authentication bioid branddocs
    Branddocs partners with BioID to deliver e-signing with a selfie

    Branddocs partners with BioID to deliver e-signing with a selfie BioID AG, a cloud biometrics leader, and Branddocs Inc., a provider of digital transaction management solutions (DTM) for eDocuments in Spain and Latin America, today announced a partnership to integrate BioID’s mobile multimodal biometric authentication into Branddocs’ eIDAS Cloud Solutions platform. “Digital signing relies heavily […]

  • BioID Anti-spoofing liveness detection
    Guarding against biometric fraud with BioID liveness detection

    Guarding against biometric fraud with BioID liveness detection One of the top advantages of biometric authentication is that, unlike a password or token, the credentials can’t be stolen. However, they can be copied. In the case of face recognition it is easy for a determined attacker to get a photo or video of their victim, […]

  • Trial instance BioID Web Service
    Applying for a free BioID trial instance

    Applying for a free BioID trial instance The BioID Web Service (BWS) offers a biometric service for a great variety of use cases. It can be integrated for web based as well as mobile applications easily. Besides testing the technology in the demo app available for iOS and Android, the biometric service can be tested […]

  • OAuth identity management
    BioID announces OAuth service for multifactor authentication

    BioID announces OAuth service for multifactor authentication BioID GmbH, a leader in cloud biometrics, today announced a new biometric authentication service based on the OAuth 2.0 authorization standard and the company’s own BioID Web Service (BWS). The service enables fast and easy integration of biometric authentication.   The OAuth service offers “privacy by design” – […]