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The standardisation effort is also an important part of FIDO's goal of getting rid of passwords, since Web applications get a standard way to interact with biometric authentication in the same way as they would interact with a security key – and without passing the credentials upwards to the Web application.
As the FIDO announcement stated: “User credentials and biometric templates never leave the user’s device and are never stored on servers”. New API Login Standards: WebAuthn and CTAP Published [theregister.co.uk]