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Hoyos Labs demonstrates four-finger smartphone solution

Hoyos Labs demonstrated its new four-finger smartphone solution, 4F at Biometrics 2015 in London.  Dr. Francis Mather, director of computer vision gave the demo, noting that 4F “captures four fingerprints on a smartphone simultaneously, providing a high level of security and touchless four-finger acquisition” Hoyos also announced that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) approved BOPS (Biometrics Open Protocol Standard) as the global standard for identity and authentication.
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Introduction of 1U by Koopjesdrogisterij

Dutch pharmacy Koopjesdrogisterij has partnered with Hoyos Labs to allow customers to pay by selfie using the 1U app. Koopjesdrogisterij.nl is the first online store that works with the app.
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Innovation in Biometrics Enables Alternative Payment Methods

Alan Goode rounds up biometric solutions that are springing up around payments.  In this post he notes, “The adoption of biometrics for payments is also leading to wide-scale disruption in the payment industry,” Goode writes about a biometric security protocol for payments by HYPR, a device by Nymi that identifies users by their unique ECG signature, and 1U ATM by Hoyos Labs, which allows people to use ATMs using biometrics on smartphones.
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Biometrics 2015, upgrading identification technology and fingerprint authentication this week’s most popular news

On BiometricUpdate.com, Justin Lee recaps the week’s top stories. “The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, which continue to incorporate biometrics into their respective operations, recently revealed that they are considering upgrading biometric technologies to enable military officials to better identify individuals both up close and far away.” Hoyos Labs announced its new four-finger (4F) smartphone technology at Biometrics 2015 in London. ABI Research published new findings from its Biometric Technologies and Applications Research Service.
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Hoyos Labs Combats Identity Theft With Mobile Finger Authentication

Security News Desk covers the launch of 4F ID. “Hoyos Labs unveils mobile-based four-finger authentication technology to combat identity theft and mass breaches: 4F ID collects set of fingerprints in seconds using only a smartphone.” Though they are widely available, single-finger identification systems are not always reliable and can be circumvented. Hoyos 4F ID uses a smartphone’s camera to capture four fingerprints at once, for more reliable and secure biometric identification.
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Hoyos Labs demonstrate 4F smartphone solution at Biometrics 2015

At Biometrics 2015 in London, Hoyos Labs will demo its new 4F biometric technology, which can capture four fingerprints simultaneously using a smartphone camera. CEO Hector Hoyos will discuss “the emergence of biometric mobile solutions, including the company’s own proprietary fingerprint authentication technology” and highlight how enterprises from financial services to healthcare are implementing its line of biometric solutions. 4F can work in any environment by using a smartphone’s flash as a light source.
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Hoyos Labs to Demonstrate 4F Smartphone Tech

Planet Biometrics reports that Hoyos Labs will demonstrate technology that captures four fingerprints at a time, using a smartphone’s camera. “The company’s biometric four-finger (4F) technology will be shown at the Biometrics 2015 show in London, 13-15 October.” At the trade show, Hoyos CEO Hector Hoyos and Director of Computer Vision Francis Mather will deliver a talk on the four-finger technology, describing it as “touch-less four-finger acquisition with 150 degrees of freedom”.
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Biometrics the Batman to Stem Cybercrime?

Sheryl Nance-Nash discusses the challenges of biometric security. “…over the next couple of years, all banks will replace passwords with biometrics,” predicts Hector Hoyos, CEO of Hoyos Labs. While few dispute this forecast, there are concerns that biometrics can be stolen or spoofed by bad actors, and that injuries and medical conditions can change or obscure a person’s biometrics.
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Tampa’s Global Identity Summit Draws Who’s Who in Critical Field

“Identity is the new currency,” says Hector Hoyos, a military veteran and inventor of technologies that help prove people are who they say they are. “Identity is as much a currency as gold or dollars right now.” Hoyos will be joined by about 1,800 security and identity professionals for the a four-day Global Identity Summit. The summit helps the federal government and the identity community “plan their future strategic initiatives properly.”
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Hoyos Labs’ BOPS approved by IEEE

On September 14, Hoyos Labs announced that the Standards Association of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has approved standard 2410 or BOPS (Biometrics Open Protocol Standard) as the global standard for identity and authentication on the Internet and mobile devices. Hoyos Labs contributed research to the IEEE which promulgated BOPS as the global standard. The guidelines, which are biometric-neutral, use the US Department of Defense’s TCSEC criteria.
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