Biometric R&D

Biometric R&D refers to significant research and development in the biometrics sphere, from academia to applications. This includes market research, product development, awards recognition as well as new inventions and innovations.

 

Skullcandy, USC launch contest to promote innovation in biometrics, fitness tracking and music

The University of Southern California’ Center for Body Computing department has partnered with headphone manufacturer Skullcandy to launch an innovation…

 

FBI updates legislators on new biometric technologies developing in Clarksburg

FBI officials briefed Virginia state legislators with the Joint Committee on Technology this week at the FBI Center in Harrison…

 

Apple patents multimode fingerprint scanner for safer financial transactions

Apple announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a series of 48 patents, including a…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 24

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news and reports that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

NEC places first in NIST fingerprint matching benchmark test

NEC Corporation announced its fingerprint identification technology has placed first in matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test, a…

 

PCC, Yobe partner on voice biometric authentication solution that blocks background noise

PCC Technology Group, LLC and Yobe, Inc. announced they have formed Cenuity V-ID, a new joint venture to market what…

 

Researchers developing a fingerprint recognition solution to track infants’ vaccinations

A Michigan State University professor is working on a fingerprint recognition method to track the vaccination schedules of infants and…

 

Notre Dame researchers using iris recognition to improve accuracy of Somaliland election process

A biometrics expert at the University of Notre Dame is working with the Somaliland government to help the country use…

 

Photo-ID security measures not sufficient: study

New research suggests that passport issuing officers are no less successful at identifying a fake passport photo than the average…

 

SimPrints wins £250,000 from Gates Foundation to develop fingerprint scanner

UK start-up SimPrints announced it has received a £250,000 grant in funding to develop a fingerprint scanner that some are…

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