BioID is a German biometrics company, founded in 2007 in Erlangen and originated from the German research institute Fraunhofer IIS. Developing proprietary software for face liveness detection and facial recognition, the portfolio also includes PhotoVerify, a software for verifying document ownership biometrically for remote identity proofing. All technologies are consolidated in the BioID Web Service, offering them as a cloud service via APIs. With its facial recognition and face liveness detection software, BioID develops sensor-agnostic solutions, compatible with any standard camera.
BioID applications range from anti-spoofing for existing facial recognition systems to verification of ID document ownership, e-signing, and multi-factor-authentication for login scenarios.