RESTON, VA (NOVEMBER 13, 2018) – Daon, a global leader in biometric identity technology, is proud to announce it has been named the 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards Leader in the Functional category by Javelin Strategy & Research. The awards are based on the 2018 Mobile Biometric Platform Scorecard Report, which recognizes leading providers for their breadth of features in supporting mobile biometric authentication and their flexibility in adapting to customer needs.

Daon announced in October a series of multi-factor biometric authentication deployments for its IdentityX® platform including a multi-year digital onboarding agreement with Capitec (South Africa), facial recognition technology for Akbank (Turkey), a revolutionary three-minute digital leasing process for Innovation Finance (US) and a partnership for interactive voice response & contact center integration capabilities with Avtex (US). Daon also recently announced that it was selected by the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs for its highly innovative digital onboarding app, RealMe Now.

“We are honored to be named a leader by such a prestigious organization as Javelin for its Mobile Biometrics Platform award,” said Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon. “This recognition is a testament to Daon’s proven performance in delivering uncompromising identity security and our mission to improve customer digital experiences for the world’s most iconic brands. Expansive functionality has always been one of our corporate priorities, and we pride ourselves on building the platform that serves the most global customers with the most diverse business processes and use cases. The award validates IdentityX’s agility in driving the user experience while minimizing risk, through any transaction, any time, channel, vendor and risk level. Most of all, it speaks to the outstanding team of engineers and developers at Daon who are the very best at what they do, and who work with great passion and energy on behalf of our customers.”

Each of the providers was evaluated according to Javelin’s Functional, Innovative, Tailored (FIT) model. The Functional category showcases providers that deliver a wide number of use cases and cover a breadth of functionality within each biometric authentication platform including modalities offered, channels supported, and any supporting technologies and analytics built into the platforms. In addition to upfront authentication, Javelin also highlights platforms that provide additional risk assessment and supplemental authentication capabilities to provide robust platforms for securing user’s accounts, and that provide support around critical events like enrollment.



Daon, www.daon.com, is an innovator in developing and deploying biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions worldwide. Daon has pioneered methods for securely and conveniently combining biometric and identity capabilities across multiple channels with large-scale deployments that span payments verification, digital banking, wealth, insurance, telcos, and securing borders and critical infrastructure. Daon's IdentityX® platform provides an inclusive, trusted digital security experience, enabling the creation, authentication and recovery of a user’s identity and allowing businesses to conduct transactions with any consumer through any medium with total confidence. Get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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