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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.

South Korea-based Firstface has been awarded a judgement in a biometric patent dispute with Apple by a U.S. federal appeals…

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Research partnership to use iPhone biometrics to detect depression, cognitive decline

Apple is collaborating with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Biogen on new biometric capabilities for iPhones aimed…

 

Apple upgrades Face ID’s biometric presentation attack detection

Stronger presentation attack detection for face biometrics has been unveiled by Apple, while the long-awaited launch of under-display Touch ID…

 

Queensland Police deploy devices with face biometrics to stop drunk drivers

Queensland Police have started using new alcohol interlock devices with biometric facial verification capabilities in order to lower rates of…

 

Passwordless sign-in coming for all Microsoft accounts

Microsoft has announced that a feature enabling users to log into their accounts using more secure and convenient authentication methods,…

 

New phone biometrics patent for Apple as Meeami, Precise announce integrations

It is an eventful week for technological advances in smartphones, with Meeami announcing a new version of its voice biometrics…

 

Carmakers unveil biometrics plans as market forecast to surpass $700M by 2027

Biometrics in the automotive market will be a $709 million global market by 2027, up by a 19 percent compound…

 

Fingerprint and face biometrics coming to more laptops

The integration of biometrics sensors in laptop applications seems to be growing at a steady pace, with Google recently revealing…

 

Nigeria and Pakistan fining telcos for default on biometric SIM identification

Pakistan has slammed fines on some telecommunication companies operating in the country for failing to ensure phone users identity their…

 

Apple patents user biometrics-based content engine for VR

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published an Apple patent describing technology for monitoring biometrics of users in…

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