Consumer Electronics

Biometrics-based consumer electronic devices are standalone products that include access control door locks, security systems, home automation, automotive, game consoles and mobile devices (tablets, smartphones, mp3 players etc.). Companies that integrate biometric technology into existing consumer devices are included in this category.

Fingerprint Cards has revealed that two recently launched Xiaomi smartphones feature Fingerprint Cards’ sensors. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 was…

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HTF report forecasts market for biometrics in connected cars

Iris biometrics will be used by a smaller share of the connected car market as the market evolves, falling from…

 

Judge rules U.S. law enforcement cannot compel biometrics to unlock device

Police in the U.S. cannot compel people to unlock their mobile devices with fingerprint or facial biometrics, a California judge…

 

Biometric connected car security and driver monitoring prominent at CES

One of the prominent groups of technology products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is…

 

Biometrics coming to car dashboards through Visa and SiriusXM partnership

Visa and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services have announced a partnership to develop a new in-vehicle payment solution secured by biometric…

 

Softbank deployment brings Nok Nok technology to 10M mobile phone users

Japanese mobile network operator Softbank has deployed Nok Nok Labs technology to give its ten million mobile subscribers the option…

 

Acer laptops shipping with smartphone-based biometric support from GoTrust ID

Beginning late last year, selected Windows laptops and desktops with BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) support from Acer have been shipped…

 

Sensory launches always-listening edge AI for smart home devices

Sensory has launched a new software product to embed always-listening AI into consumer electronics, which can identify common and critical…

 

More than a third of smartphone facial biometric systems defeated with photo

Printed photos of a smartphone user were sufficient to unlock 42 out of 110 devices (38 percent) with facial recognition,…

 

Black Hat presentation on spoofing Face ID cancelled over incomplete research

A presentation on defeating Apple’s Face ID biometrics scheduled for Black Hat Asia in March has been cancelled after the…

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