Integrated Biometrics to debut LES fingerprint scanner for IoT devices at CES

Integrated Biometrics will showcase its first light-emitting sensor (LES) fingerprint scanner designed for use with internet of things (IoT) devices at the upcoming CES show in Las Vegas. The new sensor is lightweight and compact, yet rugged and capable of performing under challenging conditions, according to the company. It produces reliable results with wet or dirty fingers without cleaning between scans, and has low power demands, making it suitable for indoor, outdoor, and mobile use, as well as busy public

Biometrics industry stocks: 2017, the year that was

What a weird era we inhabit. The Internet of Everything, learning-based software and artificial intelligence are coming together to create a radical transformation in the global economy. Digital networking technologies developed in the ‘90s have matured and become much more sophisticated. A new generation of sensors and processors are being built right into the physical infrastructure of the global economy, allowing an amazing new level of automation. Some have taken to calling this shift the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And that’s

IDEX to host Capital Markets Day in London next week

IDEX is hosting Capital Markets Day next week, where the company’s executive team will provide a detailed update on strategy and progress, with a focus on the biometric card market. The event will be held on November 2 from 10 a.m. GMT at The Clubhouse Bank in London, UK. The market for biometric cards is poised for commercialization as the demand for these devices from customers including banks, retailers, and government institutions for biometric card payment solutions continue to rise.

Fingerprint Cards to discuss smartcards, IoT and iris in ‘Technology Update’

Fingerprint Cards will be conducting a ‘Technology Update’ webcast on November 1, 2017. The webcast will cover the Swedish biometrics company’s core business capacitive sensors in smartphones, as well as provide up-to-date information on new segments and technologies including smartcards, IoT and iris recognition. FPC will also give an update on our view regarding In-Display and other new applications and technologies. The presentation will be webcast live at 14:00 CET and an on-demand version will be available after. Female Engineer

Javelin report explores impact of IoT, biometrics on financial services

Javelin Strategy & Research has published a new whitepaper that discusses how the Internet of Things (IoT); connected payments from IoT devices; and new banking technologies, such as biometrics, are affecting the financial services industry. Published in association with PSCU, “The Credit Union Guide to Opportunities in IoT, Biometrics and E-commerce” projects there will be over 50 billion connected devices employed worldwide by 2020, which represents a massive opportunity for credit unions. The paper also gives insight into the future

IoT Asia 2018

IoT Asia 2018 March 21 – 22, 2018 Hall 3, Singapore EXPO #iotasia #myiotasia Connecting YOU to Collaboration and Partnership Opportunities in Asia! – Biometric Update readers get a 15% discount. Promo code is IOT18MPBU15. Early Bird Rates end on 31 Jan 2018 before prices increase to Standard Rates. The Registration Form will close on 22 March 2018, the last day of the show. For the past 4 years, IoT Asia has been at the forefront of bringing global collaboration

NXT-ID COO to be a featured speaker at IoT Payments 2017

Michael Orlando, COO of NXT-ID and president of FitPay will be a Plenary Featured Speaker at IoT Payments 2017, a conference hosted by the Secure Technology Alliance that explores Internet of Things (IoT) payments. IoT Payments 2017 takes place next week in Austin, Texas and brings together experts from the IoT and payments communities to discuss developments, innovations and efforts driving secure, seamless IoT payments. Orlando’s featured presentation, ‘Connected Commerce: The Internet of Payments’, will cover IoT payments business models,

IoT Payments 2017

IoT Payments 2017 October 10-11 2017 Austin, TX IoT Payments 2017 conference speakers to explore security, mobility, usability of payments with IoT devices. The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize the payments industry. Seize the opportunity to meet the people shaping the next frontier in payments at IoT Payments 2017, the only conference bringing together the financial executives, device and application providers and retail industry experts for a deep dive into the evolving intersection of payments and IoT. Two days

IDEX tells investors mobile, IoT, biometrics market has ‘billion unit potential’

IDEX ASA made a pitch to investors and analysts at the DNB Nordic Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) Conference in Oslo. In his presentation, IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon discussed opportunities in the mobile, Internet of Things, and biometric smartcards market, which he claimed offers a combined “billion unit potential”. The company’s focus on the emerging biometric smartcard market was also discussed in IDEX’s recent quarterly report, hinting that it could soon fulfill significant market potential. IDEX highlighted the quality and

FPC sponsoring Arrow Electronics IoT app design contest

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is sponsoring Chinese electronic distributor Arrow Electronics’ “IoT Everywhere!” design innovation contest, which encourages engineers and developers to design Internet of Everything applications for the future. Arrow Electronics has partnered with IBM and IndieGoGo in mainland China to organize the contest, which invites anyone with creative ideas about IoT design to participate. Fifty finalists will be provided with the necessary elements from designated manufacturers to bring their design ideas to fruition. The top winner will receive $10,000