NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – In order to further technological advancements in secure identity authentication, Hoyos Labs, a digital infrastructure company, has provided a $78,000 research grant to Villanova University in the area of computer security focusing on identity assertion, role gathering, adjudication and access control.
Hoyos Labs’ identity assertion products use a multi-biometric recognition system that includes the face, periocular region and iris to confirm one’s identity. The technology leverages smartphones via its app, HoyosID, as biometrics acquisition devices (on the front-end), interacts with middleware and accesses the back-end before identity authentication. This system tackles the unmet needs in identity security, such as incorporating “liveness,” which detects a real person from an image or video in a quick and easy-to-use manner. Read more