FaceTec 3D Proof of Life

Free Unlimited 2D 100% "PASSIVE" Liveness Detection 


 Free Unlimited 2D Liveness Checks Announced!
FaceTec Partners Can Provide Unlimited 2D Liveness Free of Charge

FaceTec 2D:

Purpose: Face Verification

Face Verification

Installed Base: 10+ Billion Smart Devices (Android – 85% + iOS -14% & Webcams)

Liveness Method: Challenge/Response, Blink, Smile, Turn Head or Flashing Lights, etc.

Technology: Legacy 2D Algorithms

FaceTec 3D proof of life:

Can’t Be Phished From Users

Aren’t a Biometric Honeypot

Stop Credential Sharing

Stop Botnet Attacks

Match 1:1 & 1:N at a 1/4.2M FAR

Match Highly to a Photo ID

Provide Anonymous Age Checks

Frictionless Security For Real Users

ZoOm makes Liveness Checks and 3D Face Authentication fast, easy and incredibly secure for everyone, regardless of their device.  The same intuitive ZoOm UI provides Liveness Checks, Onboarding  and Ongoing user Authentication.  Simply center your face in the oval and move the camera a bit closer.  That video-selfie verifies Liveness, matches the 3D FaceMap and provides instant access.

Brick Wall for Bad Actors

ZoOm provides access security for any app or webpage, unlocking everything from your car door to your bank account.  During onboarding, a 3D FaceMap is created anchoring the chain of trust for ongoing password-free user authentication from any smartphone, tablet, PC or Laptop.  ZoOm offers more security, flexibility, portability and convenience than any other biometric.

Can a Selfie Really Provide Security?

Obviously, selfies are easy to take.  But the real question is whether or not they can provide effective access security.  Typically they don’t, but ZoOm’s patented process isn’t just a selfie, it’s a quick face scan that results in both a 3D FaceMap and Liveness Data.  ZoOm detects the difference between “likeness” and “liveness” to prevent masks, dolls, videos or photos from fooling the system. The Liveness Detection algorithms must observe so many concurrent human traits that no spoof could recreate them all at once.  ZoOm’s 3D Face Matching then compares the user to their previously-enrolled 3D FaceMap, and if the two FaceMaps match highly  (4.2M+ FAR) the verified user is granted access.


Over the last five years, we dove more deeply into anti-spoofing than anyone else – ever.  We have performed tens-of-millions of spoof attempts with every conceivable type of media and learned how to stop them.  Learn more: www.Liveness.com

Presentation Attack Detection tests include:

  • 2D paper photos & digital images
  • High resolution videos
  • Image swap-in after liveness check
  • Paper masks with eye & mouth cutouts
  • Hollywood masks, wax figures & lifelike dolls
  • Photos or video frames animated into avatars
  • Video projections on 3D heads
  • Sleeping users with closed eyes
  • Impostors, lookalikes & identical twins

Passing the rigorous iBeta Level 1 & 2 tests results in an unsharable, unphishable biometric that is virtually impossible for criminals to recreate reliably using today’s media technology.


  • Choose Certified 3D Liveness Detection technology. Without it, you can’t trust unsupervised authentications and you will be at risk for security and PR problems.
  • Don’t make users buy a specific device just for your biometric. It must run on devices they already own.
  • Delete Liveness Data and only store Matching Data, this prevents a biometric honeypot.  See www.Liveness.com
  • Server-side matching is the only biometric model that can truly replace passwords, enable cross-platform logins, simplify device upgrades and allow multiple devices/user. On-device matching isn’t future-proof.
  • Choose a diverse algorithm. Don’t be accused of having a “biased” biometric just because the training sets used to create it were too homogeneous. ZoOm trained with users from over 170 countries.
  • Get the Forrester Report: The State Of Facial Recognition For Authentication And Verification

2D VS. 3D

Legacy 2D Face Recognition has never provided large scale 1:1 security for consumers.  Modern AI has made it better, but 2D will never work well with large data sets.  There’s just too much variability in capture distances and not enough differentiation in human faces when they are flattened into 2D.  Apple’s 3D Face ID is a special hardware sensor that unlocks one specific phone, which like fingerprint readers are “On-device” biometrics which only bind a user to a specific device.  No one seems to realize that to actually replace passwords users’ biometrics must be linked to their accounts, so their identities can be proven to a 3rd party.

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