Secure device authentication currently stands among the top-tier investment priorities for key IoT markets. According to ABI Research, hardware-focused IoT authentication services will reach $8.4 billion in revenues by 2026.
Companies identified by Juniper as ‘biometric disruptors’ are those they perceive as having capabilities to transform the wider mobile commerce ecosystem through the implementation of their platforms.
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Mobile devices are particularly viewed as being vulnerable to unauthorized use, because they can more easily be lost or stolen. According to the latest market study by ABI Research, the global mobile multi-factor authentication software and service market will be worth $1.6 billion by the end of 2015.
A newly established project group aims to make it easier for broadcasters to provide more personalized user experiences. While the growth of internet-connected TV and radio receivers has opened up many new possibilities, authentication remains a blocking point.
A solution to this problem would unlock the potential for a minor revolution in the usually anonymous world of broadcasting.
via EBU T&I