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.

Apple would be reportedly working on an iPhone with a foldable screen, according to a company insider who spoke to…

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Mexico’s national biometric register of mobile phone users proposal advances

The Communications and Transportation Commission of the Chamber of Deputies in Mexico recently approved the proposal amending the Federal Telecommunications…

 

People with disabilities shouldn’t have to choose device usability over security — researcher

Makers of consumer electronics who address accessibility typically work on vision aids, but people who cannot adequately control their arms…

 

Hampton releases BenjiLock biometric locker, bike, and door locks

Electronics manufacturer Hampton Products has released a number of BenjiLock biometric lock products this week. The company began by announcing…

 

New tech for in-display biometrics developed by Qualcomm, Samsung

Qualcomm has announced that its newest in-display biometric fingerprint sensors will be deployed in smartphones early this year, writes Engadget….

 

Fingerprint Cards announces large volume sale of biometric sensors to ‘top-tier’ PC manufacturer

Fingerprint Cards has received an initial purchase order of several hundred thousand biometric sensors from what it calls a top-tier global…

 

Sony patent filing shows head acoustic biometrics, Apple granted patent for multi-user authentication

A patent filing from Sony Corporation showing the use of acoustic measurements of users as a biometric modality has been…

 

Automotive biometrics solutions with Cipia, ams and Cerence technology launched

Three new solutions are joining the growing automotive biometrics market, as Cipia and ams AG have announced driver monitoring capabilities…

 

Nigeria wants national ID numbers of mobile phone users added to their SIM cards

Nigeria has launched an operation to ensure that the biometrics-backed national identification numbers (NINs) of mobile phone users are integrated…

 

Apple granted biometrics patents for palm recognition and wearables button

Palm ID could be the next popular biometric authentication method for consumer electronics, as an Apple patent for a contactless palm…

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