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.

 

AI-based image recognition startup Orbeus quietly acquired by Amazon last fall

Earlier this week it was revealed that Amazon quietly acquired image recognition startup Orbeus last fall for an unknown amount,…

 

Facebook AI technology describes photos to blind users

Earlier this week, Facebook introduced a new feature for iOS users who are visually impaired that reads the contents of…

 

eBay first to open source a FIDO UAF authentication server

eBay has announced its membership in the FIDO Alliance and introduced its FIDO Certified open source authentication server based on…

 

European Association for Biometrics and IDIAP hosting workshop on new research consortium

Next month, the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and IDIAP will host a workshop in Amsterdam on the European Cooperative…

 

Amazon files patent for facial authentication payment technology

Amazon has filed a new patent application titled “Image Analysis for User Authentication”, which reveals the eCommerce giant’s plans to…

 

Biometrics research, facial recognition, authentication and access control trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Research and…

 

Researchers looking to identify terrorists based on hand geometry

Researchers at Mu’tah University in Jordan are using an artificial intelligence algorithm and biometrics to identify a person using hand…

 

Valencell raises $11M; plans to accelerate R&D in biometric wearable technology

Valencell has secured $11M in Series D financing and plans to use the funds to continue its triple-digit growth and…

 

Ideco launching all-in-one mobile biometrics console at connect:ID 2016

South African biometrics experts Ideco are launching its all-in-one mobile biometrics unit, dubbed BIMS or Biometric Identity Management System, next…

 

NEC unveils ear-based biometrics technology

NEC has introduced new biometric identification technology that uses the resonation of sound determined by the shape of human ear…

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