BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MorphoTrust USA and Confirm Inc. announced an expanded relationship in the commercial identity and authentication sector to offer scalable identity solutions to the commercial and consumer marketplace at an accelerated pace.
Under their latest agreement, MorphoTrust named Confirm as a go-to-market partner in the commercial ID and identity authentication sector. Confirm will integrate certain MorphoTrust biometric and document authentication technology with its own cloud-based document and identity authentication technologies to enable commercial businesses to authenticate physical IDs including driver’s licenses, state identification cards and passports.
“There are a wide variety of applications for the commercial sector to use technology that requires authenticating government issued IDs,” said Confirm Founder and CEO Bob Geiman. “This type of authentication is critical for any type of high-trust transaction. With MorphoTrust’s best-in-class technology a key component of our engine, we bring a great deal of trusted value to the commercial market.”
MorphoTrust’s licensed suite of solutions offers a variety of authenticating technologies such as enhanced security feature (ESF), deep pattern matching (DPM) and 1:1 facial recognition, while Confirm offers further ID verification technologies that are cost-effective, nimble and allow for multi-factor authentication. Confirm’s developer-friendly solution globally authenticates government-issued documents in a matter of seconds by employing advanced image capture, machine learning and computer vision techniques. The integrated solution requires no subjective manual review and was purpose-built to protect the privacy of personally identifiable information.
“We are excited by our newly expanded partnership with Confirm,” said MorphoTrust CEO and Confirm Advisory Board member Bob Eckel. “Their strategic approach and deep understanding of the commercial market make Confirm well-positioned to enable new ID authentication use cases for the commercial marketplace that will resonate with consumers.”
These technologies can be embedded into customer-facing applications using the combined SDKs and APIs offered by Confirm. Their flexibility allows for the integration of additional, third-party APIs when greater authentication capabilities are required for higher-trust and higher-risk transactions, making these solutions easily customizable for business needs and use cases across a wide range of industries.
Confirm is a Boston-based mobile security company that enables safer interactions between people and businesses by linking physical with digital identities. Through the use of RESTful APIs and mobile SDKs the company makes authenticating any government issued ID easy, fast and secure. Confirm’s solutions are easy to deploy and integrate in menus with mobile applications to confirm a person’s identity for any transaction that requires or benefits from proof of identity. Visit Confirm.io for more information.
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security. Operating worldwide, the Group has 70,000 employees and generated sales of 17.4 billion euros in 2015. Safran is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index, as well as the Euro Stoxx 50 European index.
MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is The Identity Company™, providing market-leading solutions and services to commercial businesses and government agencies that enable trusted transactions – in person or online – whenever identity matters. This includes enrollment, with the secure capture and transmission of biometric and biographic data; verifying identity through biometric identification, document authentication and validation of data against trusted sources; and issuing secure credentials or permissions to access a range of benefits and services. MorphoTrust solutions produce the majority of U.S. driver’s licenses and IDs – the most trusted document for establishing identity. Other government programs include U.S. passports and passport cards, as well as solutions for border management, public safety, banking and travel. MorphoTrust serves consumers through a nationwide network of 1,100 IdentoGO® Centers, delivering fingerprinting and other identity-related services to over 5 million customers annually.