The use of facial and voice recognition to authenticate mobile transactions will become the norm in 2016, with over half secured by biometrics, according to a new forecast by Mitek Systems.The mobile ID firm said that it expects more consumers to opening financial services accounts from their mobile devices compared to desktop for the first time next year. Additionally, mobile is expected help reduce fraud by 15 percent.”The [biometrics] user experience has been proven in some pilots and other deployments,” said Sarah Clark, vice president of product at Mitek Systems.”We see a lot of interest in the kill the password movement,” she said. “There is recognition that a better method is needed and biometrics is mature, user friendly and accepted by end users.”We see this as really taking off next year as there is a real market need for a better way to authenticate.”