Press Releases

Daon’s Conor White to Speak at Money20/20 2016

Posted on October 18th, 2016

Biometrics Innovation & the New Password Panel to Cover Biometric Adoption and Deployment for Financial Services Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that Conor White, Daon’s President of the Americas, will speak at Money20/20 2016 in Las Vegas. Conor will be a panelist in the Biometrics Innovation & the New More…

Equiniti announces launch of digital authentication service using biometrics – will deploy Daon’s IdentityX® Platform

Posted on September 27th, 2016

Equiniti Group PLC, a leading provider of powerful technology solutions that help clients to manage the challenges of an increasingly complex and regulated world, today announced the launch of Prequel – its groundbreaking mobile biometric authentication and identity lifecycle solution. Biometrics are the measurable physiological and behavioral characteristics that uniquely define a person. One of More…

SMFG and SMBC Sign Agreement with NTT Data and Daon, Inc. Start Full-fledged Consideration of Individual Identification Platform Using Various Types of Biometrics

Posted on September 16th, 2016

[Reston, VA] Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (“SMFG”, President: Koichi Miyata) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (“SMBC”, President and CEO: Takeshi Kunibe) signed an agreement with NTT DATA Corporation (“NTT Data”, President and CEO: Toshio Iwamoto) and Daon Inc. (“Daon”, CEO: Tom Grissen) for the commercialization of services offering individual identification platforms that use several More…

Nequi Aims to Build a New Way of Accessing Money

Posted on August 30th, 2016

First Colombian Financial Institution to Deploy Mobile Biometrics Using Daon’s IdentityX® Platform Medellín, Colombia and Reston, VA, August 30, 2016 – Nequi is shaking up the banking sector in Colombia with an innovative platform and offering account access exclusively through a user’s mobile device using the convenience and security of biometric authentication.  Customers will enroll their More…

Daon Selected to Demonstrate Its Innovative IdentityX Platform for Mobile Biometric Authentication at FinovateFall 2016

Posted on August 4th, 2016

Reston, VA, August 4th, 2016 – Daon has been selected to demonstrate its industry-leading IdentityX® Platform at FinovateFall 2016 scheduled for September 8-9, 2016 in New York City. The Finovate series of events showcases the best innovations that impact the banking and financial services industry through short demos and intimate networking sessions. Daon will demo More…

NEON Launches A New Approach to Banking in Brazil – No fees, mobile-only, biometrics for authentication instead of passwords

Posted on July 13th, 2016

NEON, an online bank with no monthly or annual fees, will break new ground in the banking sector by promising to help customers better manage their financial lives. The bank launched throughout Brazil on July 11th. Innovative FinTech features mobile device-based facial recognition as a differentiator in an app designed for millennials. Biometrics were implemented to More…

Daon’s FIDO Quick Start Now Available

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Daon’s FIDO Quick Start Gives Organizations a 90-Day Free Trial of FIDO Authentication RESTON, VA – July  12, 2016 – Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today they launched a ‘FIDO Quick Start’ initiative to provide qualifying organizations with access to a hosted IdentityX® FIDO UAF (Universal Authentication Framework) Server at More…

Daon Wins a 2016 Innovation Award from NAFCU Services

Posted on June 16th, 2016

Nashville, TN — June 16, 2016 — Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that it won a 2016 NAFCU Services Innovation Award. The Innovation Awards is the credit union industry’s most recognized awards competition for groundbreaking solutions. The annual competition highlights outstanding innovations that help credit unions thrive in an More…

Gulf Bank Kuwait First in Region to Use Biometrics for Digital Banking

Posted on May 31st, 2016

Daon’s IdentityX Platform Used to Enable Multimodal Biometric Authentication Reston, VA, May 31, 2016 – Daon and Gulf Bank Kuwait announced today their partnership in providing biometric authentication within Gulf Bank Kuwait’s new mobile banking application. Daon’s IdentityX® Platform enables Gulf Bank Kuwait’s customers to seamlessly authenticate using their face and fingerprint to quickly and More…

Daon and the Korea Smart Authentication Corp (KoSAC) Announce Strategic Partnership for Biometric Authentication in Korea

Posted on May 9th, 2016

Korea Appraisal Board (KAB) and Yelopay First in Korea to Adopt Daon’s IdentityX® Platform RESTON, VA – May 9th, 2016 – Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today the appointment of the Korea Smart Authentication Corp (KoSAC) as Daon’s strategic partner for Korea. The two companies see tremendous market opportunity in More…