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.

IoT technology company Tapplock released the latest version of its biometric padlock as well as a new enterprise platform at…

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Iris biometrics-protected USB flash drive blows past Kickstarter goal in 2 days

Days after its launch, eyeDisk has surpassed the $10,000 goal of the Kickstarter campaign for its USB flash drive secured…

 

Rumor has iris biometric scanner out, ultrasonic fingerprint sensor in for Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung may not include an iris scanner in the forthcoming Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone, but will use an in-display ultrasonic…

 

Next generation iPhones to feature more powerful illuminator for fewer failed Face ID unlocks

2019 iPhone models will feature a more powerful flood illuminator to make Face ID less prone to environmental light interference,…

 

More deployments of the Goodix in-display fingerprint sensor announced

Goodix announced this week that the new OnePlus 6T, Honor Magic2 and Lenovo Z5 Pro smartphones feature its optical in-display…

 

FPC announces three new fingerprint sensor deployments

Fingerprint Cards has revealed three recent deployments of its fingerprint sensor technology in new smartphones from Huawei and Xiaomi. The…

 

Chinese government warns about vulnerability of residential facial recognition smart door locks

China’s State Administration of Market Regulation has warned people of the “hidden dangers” of smart door locks with facial recognition,…

 

Goodix announces new fingerprint sensor deployments

Earlier this month Goodix announced that the recently launched Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, and Mate…

 

BIO-key bringing its biometric bike lock to U.S. via Amazon

BIO-key will debut its fingerprint-based biometric and Bluetooth-enabled bicycle lock, TouchLock Bike, in the United States through Amazon.com before making…

 

New Samsung patent describes in-display fingerprint sensor with full screen scan capabilities

A Samsung patent filed with the USPTO and WIPO for a ‘Method for acquiring biometric information and electronic device supporting…

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