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.

 

EyeLock issued three new U.S. patents

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued three new U.S. patents to EyeLock LLC. Patent numbers 9,792,498,…

 

IARPA launches research program on biometric presentation attack detection

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has launched a multi-year research…

 

AimBrain patents process for improving accuracy in biometric authentication

Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS) platform developer AimBrain was awarded a UK patent for its technical process that enables greater accuracy…

 

Chinese researchers reveal advances in gait recognition

Researchers from the Automation Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have detailed their advances in gait recognition in…

 

EAB awards young researchers for outstanding work in the area of biometrics

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) recently acknowledged three young researchers for outstanding works in the area of biometrics. Award…

 

Biometrics Institute CEO outlines strengths and vulnerabilities of biometric security

Biometrics Institute CEO Isabelle Moeller recently penned an opinion-editorial emphasizing how stakeholders must balance the strengths and vulnerabilities of biometric…

 

MSU researchers creating fake fingers to test fingerprint recognition systems

Michigan State University biometrics expert Anil Jain and his team are developing a fake finger that possesses multiple key properties…

 

Apple patent covers biometrics-based remote for TV and other devices

The US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple covering biometric authentication technology for the Apple…

 

Leti and partners develop pressure-based fingerprint sensor

European R&D project known as PiezoMAT (PIEZOelectric nanowire MATrices), comprised of Leti, an advanced-research institute within the CEA Technological Research…

 

Apple granted U.S. patent for acoustic fingerprint imaging technology

Apple has received a patent for acoustic fingerprint imaging technology which is accurate enough to effectively replace existing Touch ID…

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