BIO-key to demo biometric lock and fingerprint reader lines at CES

BIO-key will be demonstrating its line of TouchLock products and compact fingerprint readers at CES next week in Las Vegas. In addition to its current line of biometric and Bluetooth enabled padlocks and bicycle locks, the company will introduce the TouchLock Pro, a biometric and Bluetooth enabled heavy-duty padlock and the TouchLock Bike, a heavy duty, flexible cable lock for bikers on the go. BIO-key will also be demonstrating its compact fingerprint reader line featuring a variety of formats that

Synaptics recognized for its optical fingerprint technology

Synaptics‘ Natural ID FS9100 family of optical-based, under-glass fingerprint authentication solutions have been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree. Products entered in this program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media to recognize outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products. The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). Synaptics’ Natural ID FS9100 optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones enable secure authentication through 1mm thick cover

Goodix recognized for its live fingerprint detection sensor

Goodix has been named a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Winner in the Embedded Technologies Category for its live fingerprint detection sensor. Products entered in this program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories. Goodix`s live fingerprint authentication solution captures the biometrics of the finger itself combined with heartbeat authentication. The two-factor process

Rechargeable padlock with fingerprint technology introduced at CES

BenjiLock, a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Home product category, introduced its biometric padlock at CES yesterday. According to a report by Digital Trends, the rechargeable, stainless-steel device supports up to four distinct fingerprints and saves them in an encrypted chip. The BenjiLock comes in a range of colors and with a set of physical keys. It is expected to be released in the third quarter of 2017 for $80 USD. Last month, BenjiLock announced that it

Chrysler, Gentex to preview and launch automotive biometrics at CES

Chrysler will unveil its new Portal concept minivan with biometric technology at CES 2017, which is based on 20 years worth of data on the millennial demographic, which means it will have features to cater to that particular demographic, according to a report by Ubergizmo. The Portal — which is currently only in concept form — will feature facial recognition and biometric technology to identify the driver. This is intended to serve not only as a security feature, but also

IDEX demonstrating its fingerprint sensor solutions at CES

Norwegian fingerprint solutions developer IDEX will be demonstrating a full suite of its fingerprint sensor solutions at CES this week in Las Vegas, including its off-chip and conventional silicon-based sensors in a number of recently launched commercial devices. IDEX executives, including CEO, Dr. Hemant Mardia, and CFO, Henrik Knudtzon, will also be hosting meetings with investors, customers and industry partners. Several products were commercially launched with IDEX’s sensors last year, including two LG handsets as well as a mobile device

BIO-key to intro wearable and micro USB fingerprint readers at CES

BIO-key International will introduce several new products as part of its line of fingerprint biometric solutions at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), held January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. At the international trade show, BIO-key will showcase FreePass — a wearable, mobile USB fingerprint reader for Windows that enable users to employ biometric security on multiple devices without entering passwords or PINs. FreePass includes an attached wrist strap and a cord, which allows users to wear it around their

Continental integrates biometric technology for vehicle personalization and authentication

Continental will demonstrate fingerprint and facial recognition technology for vehicle personalization and authentication at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas. “The integration of biometric elements brings our expertise in system integration to the fore, as we are linking our access control solution with other intelligent systems in vehicles to ensure increased comfort and safety for all passengers,” explains Andreas Wolf, head of Continental’s Body & Security business unit. “In addition, the access system functions almost like a doorman,

EyeLock intros iris authentication reference designs for IoT device integration

EyeLock LLC has introduced three reference designs architected specifically for high volume OEM integration, addressing the rapidly increasing demand for iris authentication solutions across a wide range of IoT devices and broad applications. The company will exhibit the three reference design modules and other solutions at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 5 to 8 from the VOXX International booth. The modules are self-contained hardware and software systems for iris enrollment and authentication that can be customized based

SecuGen demonstrating new two-finger reader at CES 2017

SecuGen will be demonstrating the Hamster Pro 45™, a new FAP 45 fingerprint reader that supports both flat, two-finger and rolled finger captures, at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas in January. The Hamster Pro 45 fingerprint reader is designed to meet the FBI’s Appendix F standard and is suitable for AFIS and other law enforcement applications. The new device is slated for release in the first half of 2017. SecuGen will also release at that time the OEM