Daon to Work with MasterCard on Driving Greater Convenience, Security through Biometrics

Reston, VA – Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that MasterCard is utilizing Daon’s IdentityX® Platform as one of the authentication technologies behind MasterCard Identity Check™. The app-based authentication solution, commonly dubbed “Selfie Pay” by the media, leverages a mobile device to secure online payments and mobile banking applications using fingerprint and facial recognition.

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UN NGO Interpeace Using Daon Biometric Software and Expertise to Strengthen Democracy

Reston, VA – Daon, a global leader in biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions, announced today their role in providing biometric voter registration capabilities to the National Election Commission in Somaliland through Interpeace, an international peacebuilding organization with expertise in democratization in the Somali region. Daon is the core software provider to prime contractor ATEA – a leading IT Infrastructure provider selected by Interpeace for the project.

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Daon Supports Large Scale Next Generation Biometric Border Controls

Reston, VA – Daon, a global leader in biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions, announced today their role in extending a biometric border control system in Asia. In 2007, a large global system integrator headquartered in Japan integrated Daon software to implement the first multi-modal biometric middleware put into production for border control in a developed economy in Asia. In 2014, the same systems integrator upgraded the system to the Next Generation Biometric Identification System using the Daon end-to-end biometric software suite.

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Daon Releases IdentityX v4.0

RESTON, VA – Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that it has released a new version of its IdentityX® Platform, IdentityX v4.0. Four Daon customers in North America have already installed IdentityX v4.0 and are seeing performance gains. IdentityX v4.0 also includes a FIDO UAF certified server component as an option and our customers are already preparing to activate FIDO features. These customers include some of the largest and most respected financial services and payments companies in the world.

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Daon and USAA Reach 1 Million Enrollments in Mobile Biometric Authentication

RESTON, VA – Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that one of its leading customers, USAA, has reached a key milestone of processing 1 million mobile biometric enrollments.   USAA integrated Daon’s IdentityX® Platform into their existing 2-Factor mobile app authentication, providing their members with a more convenient, safe and secure means to access USAA on their mobile devices.  When it comes to customer engagement, experience and loyalty, USAA ranks above all other U.S. financial institutions.  IdentityX expands the authentication options for USAA’s members, allowing them to choose and easily utilize their face and voice on their smartphones to authenticate.   Daon offers a range of biometric technologies with IdentityX, including FIDO compliant solutions.

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