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.

 

Unique Identification Authority of India Asks to Accept NPR’s Biometric Data

The Times of India yesterday reported that the Union Cabinet of India intervened to settle the turf war between the…

 

A Million More For SmartMetric

SmartMetric recently announced that it has received additional funding from private investors. Another million dollars will be added into the…

 

Nuance Announces Dragon ID Voice Biometrics for Mobile

Nuance Communications, Inc. on Tuesday announced a new voice biometrics technology, Dragon ID, allowing mobile device users to unlock their…

 

AuthenTec’s Tiny $10 USB Fingerprint Reader

The new “Eikon® mini” is the latest offering from AuthenTec and is believed to be the world’s smallest USB fingerprint…

 

Biometrics in the Airport of the Future

Amadeus, IT solutions provider to the travel and tourism industry, released a report on May 24, “Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem”….

 

EyeVerify Closes the Lid on A $1.4M Seed Capital Round

EyeVerify, an eye vein biometrics software company, recently announced the closing of a $1.4 million seed funding round. The company’s…

 

Smart Card, Fingerprint Reader Launched for iPhone

Precise Biometrics recently unveiled its Tactivo product. The Tactivo is a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone….

 

Spanish Hotel to use Fingerprint Payment System

The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel in Spain has begun a trial of PayTouch, the world’s first fingerprint payment system. Instead…

 

China to Include Fingerprints in ID

In January 2013, the Chinese government will require its citizens to register their fingerprints when applying for ID cards. This…

 

HCD Research, Missouri J-School Enters Biometrics Partnership

“Neuromarketing” is taking on a new approach. A partnership between HCD Research and the PRIME Lab (Psychological Research on Information…

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