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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.

 

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…

 

TI releases DSP Software and SDK from for Real Time Biometric Analytics

The TMS320C6748 DSP development kit with pre-loaded C6748 SYS/BIOS software development kit (SDK) was introduced by Texas Instruments for biometrics…

 

English Students Able to Opt-Out of Biometrics at School

New guidelines for English schools will make clear that they will no longer be able to use pupils’ biometric data…

 

Imation Releases Biometric Flash Drive

The Defender F200 is a compact and portable USB biometric reader. This handy new contraption is a dream come true…

 

CLEAR Arrives in San Francisco Before Memorial Day

CLEAR, a trusted provider of secure identification and authentication, announced it would launch its CLEARlanes service at San Francisco International…

 

Microsoft Files Biometric Patent for Xbox

Microsoft has filed a new patent for its next Xbox console that covers biometrics. The patent is for a reading…

 

Purdue Pharma Adopts Realtime BioLock System

Realtime North America’s bioLock system has been incorporated into Purdue Pharma’s SAP enterprise system. The resulting system allows verification of…

 

Biometrics will Challenge the Security and Privacy of Social Networking

Privacy protection will become increasingly critical once biometrics are integrated into personal computing profiles. Currently, biometrics are mostly the domain…

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