digital fingerprinting

  • Validity Sensors Raising $20M From Qualcomm, TeleSoft To Bring Fingerprint Security To Mobile Payments

    Validity Sensors Raising $20M From Qualcomm, TeleSoft To Bring Fingerprint Security To Mobile Payments

    Validity Sensors, the San Jose-based maker of fingerprint scanning sensors and authentication technology, announced today that it has closed $10 million of a $20 million series E financing round. (It will close the second half in the next month.) The investment was led by TeleSoft Partners, with participation from Validity’s previous investors, including Crossslink Capital, Panorama… Read More

  • Woman uses tape to trick biometric airport fingerprint scan

    This news from Japan is not really boosting trust in airport security measures not only in that country but also in the USA: Japanese media are today reporting that a South Korean woman entered Nippon last April passing through the biometric immigration screening despite her previous deportation records. Read More

  • YouTube Rolling Out Video Fingerprinting

    Rush could have the option to remove this video or take in profits from it In an effort to curb the constant copyright-infringement occurring over at YouTube, the company announced plans to test a new form of video identification. Disney and Time-Warner are the first companies in line to test the waters on this new form of digital fingerprinting and others will soon follow if the trial is… Read More