Consumer Electronics

Biometrics-based consumer electronic devices are standalone products that include access control door locks, security systems, home automation and IoT, automotive, game consoles and mobile devices. Companies that integrate biometric technology into existing consumer devices are included in this category.

Samsung appears to be developing a Time-of-flight (ToF) optical sensor for facial recognition, LetsGoDigital reports, and has even come up…

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Newest iPad includes Touch ID fingerprint biometrics as speculation on iPhone inclusion mounts

Fingerprint biometrics are featured in the newest mobile device from Apple, as the new iPad Air includes a Touch ID…

 

Apple granted patents for under-display fingerprint biometrics and Face ID upgrades

Apple has been awarded patents for an under-display fingerprint biometric system for portable electronic devices like smartphones, and for facial…

 

Vehicle access control creates major automotive biometrics market opportunity

Biometrics are expected to be a main driver of the vehicle access control market to an estimated CAGR of 11…

 

Nomidio supports biometric authentication for live chat

Nomidio has introduced multi-factor biometric authentication support for live chat scenarios to ensure a seamless and frictionless log-on experience for…

 

Apple rumored to add biometric Touch ID to next iPad Air

Apple might be upgrading its eighth generation iPad Air with biometric Touch ID integrated with the power button to provide…

 

Biometrics at home – how smart will the smart home get?

Rapid advancements in chip designs along with algorithms for biometric voice and facial recognition are expanding the boundaries of what…

 

Smartphone face biometrics can unlock homes, could soon be performed with under-display cameras

Under-display facial recognition could soon be coming to consumer electronics. OTI Lumionics has received a strategic investment from LG Technology Ventures…

 

Fingerprint Cards biometrics integrated into new smartphones from Infinix, Cat

Biometric sensors from Fingerprint Cards have been integrated into three new smartphones this month, bringing its biometric technology to 444…

 

Android biometric autofill for Google password manager goes live, Bitwarden adds desktop biometrics

Google’s password manager built into Android can now use biometric authentication to secure its autofill function, 9to5Google reports. The feature…

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