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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.

  • Biometrics Made in Nuremberg by BioID
    Biometrics Made in Nuremberg: Visit BioID on Oct. 19th, 2019

    Biometrics Made in Nuremberg: Visit BioID on Oct. 19th, 2019   Ever wondered how the BioID office looks like and where we do our research and development for liveness detection and facial biometrics? This year, BioID is proud exhibitor at the well-known Long Night of Sciences in the metropolitan region of Nuremberg. […]

  • BioID Presentation Attack Detection for Anti-Spoofing in Biometrics with Liveness Detection
    BLOG POST: Dissolving the Myth of Easy-To-Fake Face Recognition

    Presentation attack detection: Dissolving the myth of easy-to-fake face recognition One of the most common assumptions concerning face recognition is that it can easily be faked with one’s photo – which, in times of Facebook and Instagram, is publicly available to anyone. Further, if a facial recognition software cannot be cheated this […]

  • Self-service SIM card activation service with biometrics
    PRESS RELEASE: BioID and POS AG cooperate for biometric SIM card activation service

    Prepaid SIM card activation – anytime, anywhere: BioID and POS AG cooperate for biometric identity proofing Nuremberg, Germany and Braunau am Inn, Austria – June 18, 2019 – Biometrics-as-a-Service provider BioID today announced their integration into POS AG’s remote identity proofing for prepaid SIM card self-activation. The Austrian software development company is […]

  • Biometric password reset BioID and TESIS Sysware
    BioID Enables Biometric Password Reset for TESIS SYSware

    BioID enables Biometric Password Reset in TESIS SYSware’s Corporate Software ASPR Nuremberg and Munich, Germany – May 13th, 2019 – Cloud biometrics developer BioID today announced the integration of the BioID Web Service (BWS) by the software developer TESIS SYSware. The German company offers a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) for […]

  • Collaboration between BioID and Keyp on Digital Identities
    New release: We’ve boosted PhotoVerify performance for you!

    New release: We’ve boosted PhotoVerify performance for you! Breakthrough for KYC Onboarding Mutual exchange with our customers on the identity market and continuous development by the R&D team in Nuremberg have ultimately catered to our new PhotoVerify release which has boosted performance by factor 5 (!) of the beta version. This breakthrough […]

  • Biometrics authentication expertise facial recognition
    Selecting a biometric security vendor

    Why authentication expertise matters when selecting a biometric security vendor The majority of biometrics vendors today concentrate on law enforcement, surveillance and forensic applications. Is such a vendor the best choice when it comes to authentication applications, such as virtual and physical access control or transaction authorization? To answer that question, we […]

  • BioID Biometric Christmas Greetings
    Biometric Christmas Greetings

    Biometric Christmas Greetings   As the new year is just around the corner, we wish to take this opportunity to send our holiday greetings to all our partners & friends – old and new.   2018 has been a year of privacy with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force […]

  • Deep learning & AI in biometrics
    Deep Learning Revolutionizes Biometric Authentication

    Deep Learning Revolutionizes Biometric Authentication Why the new NIST face recognition vendor test implies to use Biometrics as a Service (SaaS)   Every few years, the NIST face recognition vendor test (FRVT) compares various biometric companies concerning their performance. Traditionally, established vendors like NEC and Cognitec lead the field. But, this year’s […]

  • press release age verification as a service - Pikcio and BioID collaboration
    Pikcio partners with BioID to deliver age verification as a service

    Press release: Pikcio partners with BioID to deliver age verification as a service   Nuremberg, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland – November 20th, 2018 – Blockchain-based data exchange company Pikcio and cloud biometrics developer BioID have announced a joint project in which BioID’s facial recognition will be used to deliver age verification as […]

  • Image search catfish issues solved by BioID biometric authentication
    Catfish identity theft stopped by biometric authentication

    Why image search catfish is the new favorite term looked for on Google Catfish identity theft stopped by biometric authentication     A catfish is someone who uses someone else’s identity. Most of the time, people do this on social networks to pretend they are someone else. This way they delude others, […]

  • BioID biometrics events consumer identity
    Upcoming events and conferences with BioID®

    Meet us in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Seattle or Singapore! With the upcoming season of exhibitions and events, we are proud to announce that we will be part of highly interesting conferences and events around the world. This is why we would like to inform you where you can meet us and […]

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    BioID® secures digital identities within the Keyp identity ecosystem

    BioID® secures digital identities within Keyp identity ecosystem Drag-and-drop biometric authentication Nuremberg and Munich, Germany – July 31st, 2018 – BioID, the pioneer for ”Biometrics-as-a-Service”, has announced a cooperation with Munich Startup Keyp. Integration of BioID’s biometric authentication into the Keyp identity ecosystem assures a comprehensive customer journey that is secure and […]

  • Face recognition Software Developer Android
    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    BioID® presenting at Intersec Forum Frankfurt 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]