Report: Biometrics in Digital Identity
The immediately obvious differential for any consumer using digital identity, and biometric data instead of existing, knowledge-based, manually-input, user name/password and additional multi-factor authentication safeguards (e.g. SMS) to either onboard to an online service as a new customer or login to an online service as a returning customer, is that the user experience is fast, convenient and secure, requiring little or no manual interaction.
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