Face recognition for authentication on mobile devices

Reconocimiento facial para la autenticación en dispositivos móviles

Authors: Esteban Vazquez-Fernandez, head of Biometrics; Daniel Gonzalez-Jimenez, director of Multimodal Information at Gradiant   Accessing information from mobile devices has become mainstream nowadays; besides the clear benefits that mobility provides as a means to improve efficiency, productivity and user convenience, it in turn does require proper methods for secure access control. In this paper, […]

Gradiant, again at XPonential 2017

Once again, Gradiant is exhibiting at XPonential, the most influential event in the field of UAVs. Between May 8th and 11th, Dallas hosts the largest trade show for the unmanned systems and robotics industry. An unmissable event and a meeting point for all professionals, companies and public institutions related to UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). It […]

Biometrics and multi-factor authentication

Online products and services users do not use strong password techniques. At least, they don’t do in a majority. And that is a fact. Consumers are not comfortable with passwords, and even worse, they do not use them correctly. The most popular password in the world remains “123456”, along with phrases such as “password”, “12345678” […]

Multi biometric security: improving the security of authentication

The safety chain always breaks by the same link: the human one. A clear example: One out of three people do not protect his/her smartphone with a password or a pattern, according to a study by McAfee. And that’s not all: 55% of users have shared their unlock codes with others; more than ten percent […]

Spanish banks bet on biometrics

Since the beginning of November, two major banks in Spain have launched innovative initiatives regarding Digital Onboarding processes. Thus Spain is at the European forefront of innovation in biometric security. Photo credit: Pexels.com The mobile banking revolution has taken another step forward in Spain, by relying on biometric security technologies. Since early November, both SelfBank and BBVA have launched […]

Digital Onboarding: new horizons for online banking

Banking and Fintech companies are going through a major digital transformation, adapting to new business models and re-inventing the way they and their customers interact with each other. In this transformation context, regulators have recently taken a big step: beginning March 1st, banks and financial institutions and can identify their customers, via videoconference, as SEPBLAC’s […]