Wearable Technology

Smart wearable devices are becoming an increasingly popular form of identification using biometric measurements and are set to replace traditional password and chip and pin authentication methods while continuing to assist both the fitness and medical industries.

Researchers with the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a way to use speech signals received by wearables as…

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Valencell raises $10.5 million to expand sales growth

Wearable biometric sensor maker Valencell has raised $10.5 million in Series E funding led by Sonion a/s to invest in…

 

Nymi secures financial investment from Konica Minolta

Nymi recently announced a strategic partnership with Konica Minolta that includes a financial investment by the Japanese multinational technology company…

 

Trove launches cryptocurrency wallet with wearable for ECG biometrics

A new wearable cryptocurrency wallet unlocked with heart beat (ECG) biometrics has been developed by Benjamin Hubert of Irish design…

 

Nymi launches Enterprise Edition to ease continuous authentication integration for FDA-regulated businesses

Nymi has announced the launch of a comprehensive solution to provide enterprises with complete administration, management, and integration capabilities for…

 

Werum partners with Nymi to continuously authenticate pharmaceutical employees

Werum IT Solutions and Nymi have formed a strategic partnership to develop joint solutions for the smart authentication of employees…

 

Nymi discusses meeting FDA eSignature requirements with biometrics

Authentication wearable provider Nymi has published a three-part blog on the value of electronic signatures based on biometrics to pharmaceutical…

 

Token picks up $1.75M in New York state funding

Wearable technology start-up Token is receiving a $1.75 million investment from Empire State Development through its New York State Innovation…

 

Researchers using wearables to increase voice authentication security

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed new technique that allows wearables — such as a security-token necklace, ear…

 

Authentication system for wearables combines behavioral biometrics with voice recognition

Researchers from the College of William and Mary have published a first-of-its-kind study that reveals that combining voice and touch…

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