NexID Biometrics Joins the FIDO Alliance
POTSDAM, NY – August 1, 2014 – NexID Biometrics, a leading provider of spoof mitigation and liveness detection solutions for the biometric authentication industry, has recently joined the FIDO Alliance, an industry consortium revolutionizing online authentication with standards for strong authentication. According to NexID COO Mark Cornett, “The decision to join FIDO Alliance stems from NexID’s mission to help make biometric authentication pervasive in use. We believe the FIDO Alliance is a key element to furthering that vision, and are pleased to join the organization’s members in that effort.”
“We are excited to welcome our newest associate member NexID Biometrics,” said Michael Barrett, FIDO Alliance president. “The FIDO vision of universal strong authentication promises better security, enhanced privacy, more commerce and expansion of services throughout digital industries. NexID Biometrics’ addition to our Alliance supports our industry goal to make user authentication easier and safer for all parties.”
About NexID Biometrics
With founders among the world’s leading authorities on anti-spoofing and biometric liveness detection, NexID Biometrics is a leading software and technology supplier to the biometric-authentication industry. NexID develops and licenses liveness-detection software that enables fingerprint-scanning technologies to authenticate scanned images more accurately, and with greater confidence, by mitigating spoof-related risks. The company also provides testing and analysis of fingerprint-scanning devices to identify existing vulnerabilities to known spoofing strategies. NexID is an associate member of both the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, and Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance, an industry consortium revolutionizing online authentication with standards for strong authentication.