In today’s enterprise, employees are tasked with authenticating to a variety of endpoints and applications, using several approximations of identity. Identity and Access Management systems (IAMs) are designed to manage employees’ access and authentication to these applications and services. In other words, IAMs ensure that the right people are provided the right access, at the right time.

With 2016 set to be the year of tech companies making waves in payments, we chatted to Nymi founder and CTO Karl Martin to find out how the Nymi Band fits into the new world of wearables.
Nymi™ and NXP Semiconductors are proud to announce a collaboration at this week's RSA Conference to demo physical access, logical access and contactless payment capabilities of Nymi's upcoming product release, the Nymi Band -- a wearable device that delivers secure, persistent authentication solutions to the enterprise.

In our ongoing mission to simplify and secure authentication in the enterprise, we have successfully integrated three enterprise use cases - physical access, logical access and contactless payments - into the Nymi Band, slated to launch later this year. Learn more about this development, along with others, in the update below.

Nymi will be demoing the unification of these use cases at this week's RSA Conference. Read the full press release below.

MasterCard did its first trials with heartbeat recognition late last year using the Nymi Band. Now, it's completed trials using the device in both Canada and the Netherlands, and says the reactions were very positive.
Bloomberg Brink host Amber Mac discovers the secret behind a technology-infused wristband that uses the wearer’s unique heartbeat to make passwords a thing of the past.

Learn more about Nymi’s SDK and the importance of our developer community from Hanieh Bastani, Software Engineer and Manager of Developer Relations and Roadmap at Nymi.

We are pleased to announce the beta release of SDK 3.1, available today for Android, Mac, and Windows. This is accompanied by the release of Nymi Lock Control, an updated application for computer lock management, as well as an update to the Nymi Band’s firmware.

What’s New in SDK 3.1?

The beta release of SDK 3.1 ships with significant improvements to the Nymi Band developer experience. Specifically, this update includes: