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44 Personal Identity Innovations

From Biometric Smartphones to Face Recognition Payment Tools

— October 23, 2015 — Unique
These personal identity innovations range from facial recognition payment apps to biometric car ignitions that are started with an owner's unique fingerprint. As technology continues to consume our lives, our risk of identity theft is greater than ever before.

Identity protection software like mobile encryption apps protect the conversations of smartphone users by translating common text messages into secret codes. While platforms like this may seem extreme to some in the Western world, mobile users in some foreign countries see this tool as a necessity thanks to increased surveillance by government officials.

Furthermore, recent personal identity innovations have strongly relied on biometrics. Rather than using credit cards that are easy to replicate or hack, more people are relying on digital wallets and cryptocurrencies that make everyday transactions more secure. Next to these payment examples, innovations like biometric insurance plans and biometric hotel check-ins make planning for the future or travelling abroad more worry-free than in the past.
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Personalized Authentication Systems
Personalized Authentication Systems
'Windows Hello' Gets to Know Users on a Very Personal Level
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Biometric Welfare Grants
Biometric Welfare Grants
Biometric Smart Cards Offer Benefits to Residents in Trinidad & Tobago
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42
Biometric Smartphones
Biometric Smartphones
Nexus Imprint Simplifies Phone Security with a Built-In Fingerprint Scanner
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41
Biometric Lunch Payments
Biometric Lunch Payments
This School Allows Children to Pay for Lunches Using a Fingerprint Scan
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40
Identity-Disguising Apps
Identity-Disguising Apps
The 'Intryst' App Helps Users Protect Their Real Phone Number
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39
Fingerprint-Based Banking Services
Fingerprint-Based Banking Services
This App Uses Fingerprints to Verify a Customer's Identity
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38
Cheater-Detecting Services
Cheater-Detecting Services
This Relationship Tool Helps Users Find Out If Their Spouse is Cheating
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37
Biometric Auto Ignitions
Biometric Auto Ignitions
This Software Lets Drivers Start a Car With Their Fingerprint
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36
Smartphone Mail Apps
Smartphone Mail Apps
The New Yahoo Mail App Features a Convenient Security Mechanism
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35
Biometric Car Locks
Biometric Car Locks
Ford's New Patent Hopes to Let Drivers Open Cars with an Eye Scan
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34
Eyeprint-Based Banking Services
Eyeprint-Based Banking Services
This Online Bank Allows Users to Log in with an Eye Scan
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33
Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptops
Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptops
The Alienware 17 Notebook Computer is Prepared for Intensive Gaming
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32
Biometric Hotel Check-ins
Biometric Hotel Check-ins
This New App Allows Travellers to Check-in with their Fingerprints
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Voice-Protected Banking Services
Voice-Protected Banking Services
The Voice Biometric System Lets Consumers Use Verbal Passwords
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30
Mobile Encryption Apps
Mobile Encryption Apps
This T-Systems App Protects Cell Phone Calls and Text Messages
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29
Voice ID Banking Systems
Voice ID Banking Systems
HSBC will Start Rolling Out Biometric Verification for Customers
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28
Biometric Bank Vaults
Biometric Bank Vaults
This Digital Locker is Equipped with a Multi-Layer Security System
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27
Driver-Monitoring Car Dashboards
Driver-Monitoring Car Dashboards
Safran and Valeo's Partnership Promotes Biometric Innovations
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Biometric Insurance Plans
Biometric Insurance Plans
State Farm Will Create Custom Rates with Biometric and Automotive Data
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25
Hacker-Baiting Tools
Hacker-Baiting Tools
This Startup is Revolutionizing Email Security with 'Honey Tokens'
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24
Intercontinental Transaction Processing
Intercontinental Transaction Processing
2Checkout Facilitates Online Payments in 15 Languages
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23
Palm Print Payment Services
Palm Print Payment Services
This Online Banking Platform Uses Palm Vein Biometric Technology
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22
Authentication Assessment Systems
Authentication Assessment Systems
SecuredTouch Continuously Monitors to Help Detect Identity Theft
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21
Social Identity Services
Social Identity Services
Identity Verification Start-Up 'Veridu Measures a User's Social Footprint
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20
Encrypted Social Apps
Encrypted Social Apps
'Minds' is a Secure Social Network That Puts Privacy at the Forefront
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19
Driver-Monitoring Car Cameras
Driver-Monitoring Car Cameras
This System Can Detect When a Driver is Distracted
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18
Biometric ATMs
Biometric ATMs
These Futuristic ATMs are Ingrained with Innovative Facial Recognition Technology
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17
Phone Call Encryption Services
Phone Call Encryption Services
A New Smartphone Software Will Protect Users from Harmful Hacks
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Biometric USB Fingerprint Scanners
Biometric USB Fingerprint Scanners
The Synaptics Fingerprint Reader Enables Authentication Quickly
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15
Selfie Payment Systems
Selfie Payment Systems
MasterCard's New 'Selfie Pay' Lets People Use Photos to Authorize Payments
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14
Biometric Banking Apps
Biometric Banking Apps
Tangerine's Mobile Banking App Allows Launch Eye and Voice Verification
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13
Biometric Credit Cards
Biometric Credit Cards
This New Credit Card Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Prevent Fraud
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12
Visual Transaction Signing
Visual Transaction Signing
Banks Using CrontoSign Ensure Security and Positive User Experience
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11
Hack-Proof Biometric Devices
Hack-Proof Biometric Devices
This Personal Biometric Device Could Eliminate the Need for Passwords
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10
Anonymous Social Apps
Anonymous Social Apps
The Cloaq App Doesn't Require an Email or a Phone Number
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9
Futuristic Fingerprint Locks
Futuristic Fingerprint Locks
This Device Lets Users Unlock Doors with Just a Fingerprint
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8
Face Recognition Payment Tools
Face Recognition Payment Tools
Alibaba's 'Smile To Pay' Lets You Pay Via Face Scan
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7
Biometric Banking Wristbands
Biometric Banking Wristbands
This Wearable Payment Device Uses Your Pulse for Authentification
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6
Futuristic Biometric Bras
Futuristic Biometric Bras
The Biometric Bra from OmSignal Will Debut at CES 2016 in Vegas
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5
Biometric Identification Platforms
Biometric Identification Platforms
VerifyMe's System Measures Faces, Voices, Retinas and More
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4
Personal Authentication Wallets
Personal Authentication Wallets
This Secure Wallet is Opened with the Swipe of an Owner's Finger
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Stress-Detecting Dresses
Stress-Detecting Dresses
This Smart Clothing Piece from Intel Reacts to the Body's Adrenals
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2
Smart Security Devices
Smart Security Devices
CUJO Smart Device Protects Connected Home Gadgets From Hacks
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Thumb-Unlocked ID Cards
Thumb-Unlocked ID Cards
The Safe ID Reveals Information Upon the Approval of Your Fingerprint
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