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.

 

SecureAuth launches mobile SDK for developing passwordless authentication apps

SecureAuth has launched a new mobile software development kit (SDK) to enable the creation of iOS or Android apps featuring…

 

Apple, Theia Interactive explore biometric technologies for VR applications

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published a new head-mountable device patent application by Apple, which describes face…

 

Hailo, Lanner pair on edge systems for rapid face biometrics processing

Hailo Technologies Ltd, a developer of specialized deep learning processors, has partnered with Lanner Electronics, a manufacturing and design firm,…

 

Drayson brings 3X more power to biometric smart cards with Freevolt reference designs

Drayson Technologies has developed reference designs to provide ‘Plug-n-Play’ radio frequency energy harvesting for next-generation biometric smart cards, which the…

 

Low-power biometric wearables and IoT partnership formed by Winbond and Ambiq

Semiconductor memory supplier Winbond has partnered with Ambiq to manufacture ultra-low-power system solutions for IoT (Internet of Things) devices and…

 

Mobile robot takes orders from silhouetted hand gestures (not that one)

Researchers have created a new digital sense, something between vision and touch, for robots interacting with humans. A paper published…

 

Engineer sees through-the-wall surveillance as a net good — and very possible

An industry insider’s view of today’s surveillance and rescue systems that see through walls, published last week, will offer hope…

 

China still finding outstretched Canadian palms when it comes to biometrics research

Canadian researchers are reportedly working with Chinese researchers tainted by military and government-repression campaigns. Coverage by The Globe and Mail,…

 

Osram introduces new infrared LED sensors for face biometrics in laptops

Osram Opto Semiconductors has unveiled two miniaturized components designed to foster the development of biometric facial verification solutions in laptop…

 

Biometric ID, payment card use forecast as digital identity initiatives advance

Digital identity backed by government and intended for public sector services, and in some cases private sector use, is a…

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