News and press releases on FaceOn and its biometric solutions

FaceOn obtains European Commission's Seal of Excellence

November 18, 2015

FaceOn has recently been awarded with the Seal of Excellence delivered by European Comission. The Seal of Excellence is a quality label granted to project proposals submitted for funding under Horizon 2020, which succeeded in passing all of the stringent selection and award criteria. Therefore, it shows FaceOn's submitted innovation project was successful in a highly competitive evaluation process as an innovative project proposal.

FaceOn has been declared Innovative SME by Spain's Economy and Competitiveness Ministry

August 26, 2015

FaceOn has recently obtained the Innovative SME distinction granted by Spain's Economy and Competitiveness Ministry. This is a distinction given to the most innovative companies in Spain so this way FaceOn becomes part of a select group of enterprises. The Innovative SME stamp rewards the innovation work FaceOn has been doing in biometrics field for the last five years.

FaceOn presents their face verification solutions at Visa Europe Collab

July 28, 2015

FaceOn recently presented their face verification solutions for payment methods. The objective of this project is to prevent fraud due to identity authentication problems, winning in usability in a process as day-to-day as paying with a mobile device.

Visa Europe Collab is a community of partners and innovators which identify the most exciting new ideas in payments and help to make them become commercial reality.

FaceOn joined 'movilforum' Telefonica´s program

July 28, 2015

FaceOn has recently been chosen as a partner of 'movilforum', Telefónica’s program for partners' solutions which has existed for more than 15 years and is placed in the digital ecosystem. Its aim is to identify and promote the best business solutions through collaboration with third parties.

Its mission is to detect the best in class emerging technology to support their development and market access to acknowledge today’s needs of corporate clients in the following areas: mobility, M2M, IoT and security.

The program is actually formed by over 100 partners in Spain and more than 500 companies in Latin America. Furthermore, maintaining alliances with key partners of the IT sector is a key element of the program.

Microsoft chooses FaceOn solutions for new innovation center in Madrid

May 12, 2015


Microsoft has opened the Global Sport Innovation Center in Madrid. Companies and institutions like Real Madrid CF, LG and Adidas are participating on it, among others. This center aims to be a meeting place for sports and innovation, surrounded by an entrepreneurial environment. FaceOn with its face verification system, has been one of the companies chosen to represent this new concept that involves the union between sport and technology.

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FaceOn successfully completes a R&D project of CDTI (Center for Industrial and Technological Development)

April 30, 2015

The project named "3D FACE VERIFICATION ON-LINE" started on August 4, 2013 has been successfully completed on January 31, 2015. CDTI, main spanish public institution for innovation and development, approved the project for its disruptive and innovative component and a highly scalable business model.

In this project, FaceOn has developed a 3D facial authentication system, under the brand "VerifyByFace".

"VerifyByFace" is a multi-device facial verification system on/off line, which aims to prevent phishing in the daily processes of virtual accesses. In order to accomplish this, collaborative algorithms are used, which make the system a safe and efficient tool against the fraud problem that exists in the Internet.

Its main function is to verify the face of the authorized person to avoid that an impostor accesses with a card and/or a proper key. This third factor exponentially increases security. "VerifyByFace" can be applied in accesses to Smartphones, Tablets, PCs, ATMs, websites, social networks, electronic signature, payment gateways, home banking, physical access, customs, airports, among others.

FaceOn develops a 3D anti-spoofing system

February 24, 2015

3D anti-spoofing is one of the new features of VerifyByFace Pro, next FaceOn's release

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After launching its very secure computer protector VerifyByFace, FaceOn is about to launch the Pro Version of it, that includes a 3D anti-spoofing system, among some other new features. In the above video you can see how it works and how it protects your computer against any kind of attackers, even those bringing a picture of you. If you wish to get a free version of VerifyByFace, you can download it filling the form at download area. If you are interested in getting the Pro Version of VerifyByFace, please contact us.

A present by the face

December 22, 2014

Since FaceOn is launching VerifyByFace and taking advance of being Christmas, Faceon gives first 10,000 licenses of its facial screensaver as a present.


FaceOn, a spanish company in the field of facial biometric solutions development, has launched a facial verification tool for virtual and physical acceses with the purpose of avoiding phishing in a normal computer use.

Popular Payments chooses FaceOn system for increasing security in commercial transactions
FaceOn and Popular Payments humanize payments access technology

December 4, 2014

Popular Payments, joint venture formed by Evo Payments and Banco Popular specialized in physical and virtual payments solutions, signed an agreement with FaceOn, company that is specialized in access security through facial verification, to study the performance of VerifyByFace system in payment gateways.

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FaceOn eShow expose their solutions in Madrid
Ifema Madrid

October 7, 8 and 9, 2014

The next 8 and 9 October will be celebrated eShow Madrid 2014, one of the biggest events of Marketing in Spain. FaceOn will be exhibiting revealing applications of facial biometrics in the field of marketing for large enterprises and institutions.

IE Business School IE Passion gives the City of the Future Award to FaceOn

June 11, 2013

FaceOn was the Award winner of Passion IE City of the Future. Chosen among the three finalists in its draft facial biometrics applied to preventive safety of large public spaces.

Connect to Facebook or the bank with a face picture
El Mundo

March 17, 2014

The usurpation of identity in digital environments is becoming more difficult for users to platforms that offer network problem. Only in 2013, according to the RSA 5,900 million dollars were lost by phishing attacks worldwide.

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Adan Bastos FaceOn up for the Elevator Pitch
Accenture Spain

October 8, 2014

Elevator Pitch elevator FaceOn in Accenture Spain Torre Picasso.

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