Delfigo Files Patent on "Optimizing Mobile Biometric Enrollment"
Delfigo Security has filed a US utility patent on an optimization method using hysteresis to improve mobile user enrollment for mobile biometrics. This breakthrough creates a high-dimensional enrollment phase space that improves scoring accuracy without inconveniencing end users.
BOSTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Delfigo Security, the pioneer in intelligent authentication solutions, today filed a utility patent based on the physics phenomenon to enhance user identity management based on individual enrollment data of users to their unique keystroke or mobile touch-based biometrics.
Enrollment in systems that examine behavioral and environmental data based on past inputs can challenge companies and enterprises that prioritize user experience during the enrollment process. While the access capabilities are enhanced and more secure with a robust set of reference data and the additional context it provides to the identity scoring of users, asking the user to repeatedly train a system, or settling for a smaller and weaker data set than would be ideal in order to get results more quickly, can weaken companies' resolve to adopt touch-based biometric technology and cause frustration for their customers and global users.
Delfigo Security's newly developed technology improves the strength of enrollment data for new users of keystroke and mobile biometric solutions, resulting in better scoring immediately following user enrollment. By using unique data that has been submitted by the user to enhance existing enrollment data and it's accuracy, Delfigo is able to offer their customers the benefits of a stronger identity access enrollment balanced with the ability to continue to offer users a seamless enrollment experience, with improved results immediately following the enrollment period.
"The well known and understood phenomenon of Hysteresis, which is the dependence of a system not only on its current environment but also on its past environment is key to ensure that we turn mobile user data into big data at the micro scale," said Ralph Rodriguez, CEO of Delfigo Security. "Our scientific team of physicists has taken our unique approach into almost a quantum scale whereby we are able to detect unique dependencies because the system can be in more than one internal state. This coupled with our ability to take a high-dimensional enrollment phase space after user enrollment is complete creates a solution that is truly a game changing leap forward in applying mathematics and physics to identity management."
"Identity management needs to account for the concept that past behavior affects the current state of identity," says Hyoun Park, Principal Analyst, Nucleus Research. "By reinforcing hysteresis, companies can create an identity state for each user that reflects past behavior rather than simply depending on a static password or identity profile. As a result, companies can develop a dynamic user identification where the current state of identity is defined and amplified by the past."
About Delfigo Security
Delfigo Corporation d/b/a Delfigo Security, with offices in Boston and at M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a venture-backed software company providing solutions for identity and access management. The Delfigo solution provides a multi-factor risk-based authentication platform using a patent-pending, artificial intelligence based architecture. The Delfigo software reduces risk of identity theft and fraud for enterprises and ensures regulatory compliances, at a reduced total cost of ownership. Delfigo's platform is designed with cloud computing and SaaS needs in mind. To find out more on how you can leverage the Delfigo technology for your enterprise needs, please visit http://www.delfigosecurity.com or call 617-946-0600 or email info(at)delfigosecurity(dot)com.
About Stage 1 Ventures
Delfigo is backed by Stage 1 Ventures, LLC, a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage companies. The firm seeks to invest in mobile industry, the executable Internet, or Software as a Service (SaaS), IPTV and Internet video, pay-for-performance marketing and advertising, and security sectors. In mobile industry, it focuses on search and advertising; consumer entertainment, including games, music, and video; content management and distribution, communication, including video sharing, SMS, MMS, and social networking; enterprise and consumer applications, productivity enhancement, and infrastructure supporting all of the above. The firm typically invests in companies that have first demonstrated market enabling IP. Stage 1 Ventures, LLC is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Ralph Rodriguez, Delfigo Security, 617-946-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org
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