updated 03:00 pm EDT, Wed October 1, 2008
ImageNet Mobile iPhone
Mitek has announced that its ImageNet Mobile Deposit application (site down at press time) will be coming to the iPhone. The software is a mobile banking tool which allows banks to accept paper check deposits from users with camera-equipped mobile phones. To make a deposit, a user must open the application, type the deposit amount, and snap a photo of the front and back of the check.
The app then runs a few tests on the pictures to make sure they meet Check 21 image quality standards. Once the bank's system receives the deposit, it sends the customer a confirmation text message. No official release date has been published for the iPhone app, nor has a list of banks that will support it.