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.

Citing anonymous sources, a pair of technology publications are reporting that Apple Inc. has bought a startup that makes edge-based,…

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Imagination Technologies takes Apple back again

No tool buries a hatchet more efficiently than the promise of revenue. This month, a United Kingdom designer of highly…

 

Auto biometrics market projected for massive growth as industry players demo new technology

The global market for biometrics in automotive access applications, while still developing, will go through a massive growth period from…

 

Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas drove many of this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news items…

 

Doorbells, home security cameras and locks among consumer biometric devices at CES 2020

The number and range of consumer and enterprise devices featuring biometrics at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has continued to…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

Law enforcement increasingly using cloud extraction tech to collect social media and application data: report

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using extraction technology to access data saved to the cloud, according to Privacy International citing…

 

Biometrics for wide range of auto applications showcased at CES 2020

Automotive applications are the next logical step for biometrics after implementation in smartphones and to reduce password use, according to…

 

Biometric facial recognition hardware present in 90% of smartphones by 2024

By 2024, biometric facial recognition hardware such as Face ID integrated in iPhones, will be deployed on more than 800…

 

iPhone 12 rumored to have 5G connectivity, advanced under-screen sensors

Data leaks and rumors announce possible big design and feature changes for iPhones planned for 2020 including 5G network support,…

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