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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.

 

Open Home Foundation launches to defend privacy, choice in smart homes

The Open Home Foundation has launched as a non-profit to support privacy, choice, and sustainability for smart homes. This will…

 

Humane AI Pin–Futuristic wearable computer, but huge performance issues, reviewers say

Humane Inc., is a consumer electronics company, established in 2018 by Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno. The company launched the…

 

Apple supports the reuse of biometric sensors, simplifying the repair process

Apple has announced its repair options, addressing concerns voiced by right-to-repair advocates. The tech giant has revealed that it will…

 

Robots that know if we’re sad or happy are coming

Many of us are already talking to our smart devices as if they are humans. In the future, smart devices…

 

Nigerians want SIM-NIN digital ID link deadline extended again

Mobile telecommunications service users are calling on the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to extend the deadline for linking SIM cards…

 

US’ first biometric gun to reach buyers this month

Colorado-based startup Biofire says that it will begin shipping its fingerprint and facial recognition-equipped handguns by the end of March….

 

Apple patents for a secure transition of enrolling biometric templates with every software update

Apple has potentially addressed security concerns when it comes to safeguarding sensitive biometric data, such as facial images or fingerprints,…

 

Telecoms and governments embrace biometrics for SIM registration, verification

Mobile network provider stc Bahrain has introduced face biometrics to enable instant SIM activation with secure user authentication. The technology…

 

Scientists use biometrics, behavior analysis for drunk driver detection

Scientists at the University of Michigan have introduced a cost-effective hardware approach that leverages current technologies, incorporating cameras equipped with…

 

Passwords are in decline but passkeys struggle with an easy explanation

The technical head of the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has given passwords another decade of use, before a…

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