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5 of the best from 2018

2018 was a vintage year on /review.From GDPR compliance and the dawn of 5G, to biometrics in the movies and paying for fried chicken with your face in China – we’ve been looking at digital developments, connected technologycybersecurity and the IoT in all its forms. 

As 2019 kicks off, let’s take a look back at the top five most popular features from the previous year.​

First published on January 04, 2019

1. 9 reasons why eSIMs are catching on

The embedded SIM (eSIM) is rapidly gaining traction, and this is creating opportunities for mobile network operators and manufacturers of connected devices for consumers.

See the reasons

2. KFC use facial recognition for payment in China

Ant Financial launched the facial recognition payment service in a Hangzhou branch of KPro, the Chinese version of KFC, making it the world's first physical store where customers can use their face to make a payment.

Face the facts

3. Infographic: the journey to 5G

With 5G set to revolutionize mobile data services over the next few years, we look at the evolution of mobile communications standards down the years, and the increasingly powerful devices they have made possible.

See the infographic

4. Silent authentication will improve the consumer experience

A brave new world of seamless, hassle-free authentication is set to revolutionize – and personalize – the life of consumers across the planet. Silent authentication has the potential to be harnessed by a variety of different sectors and in a range of different ways. Here's a look at just some.

Get the experience

5. Video – Biometrics: what are the key trends?

Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute, gives her views on the key market trends in biometrics including border management and financial services.

Watch the video

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