Selfie biometrics and mobile digital IDs proliferate for financial, government services

Biometrics and digital IDs on mobile devices made several of the most-read stories of the past week on Biometric Update, including mDL progress in America and Europe, interesting survey results from Onfido, and a major biometric authentication platform release by Mitek. Market forecasts for consumer biometrics are rising accordingly. An airport deployment of secunet’s biometric kiosks and national digital ID programs also drew headlines this week.