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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.

 

Ghana pauses early block on mobile subscribers as biometric SIM registration draws criticism

Telecoms in Ghana have been instructed to stop blocking SIM cards, roughly a week after they were due to begin…

 

Fingerprint biometrics still reign in consumer electronics, but Android facing forward

Integration of biometric security — particularly fingerprints — into consumer electronics devices continues. And more smartphones also appear set to…

 

Apple event: iPhone 14 Pro reframes Face ID array, new temperature sensor for Apple Watch 8

Apple unveiled its new iPhone 14 lineup at its ‘Far Out’ fall event on Wednesday, alongside all the features of…

 

TrinamiX partners to build biometric driver authentication capability into vehicle trim

BASF subsidiary trinamiX has formed a partnership with Spain-based Grupo Antolin to integrate face biometrics for driver authentication into the…

 

Precise Biometrics’ fingerprint algorithm deployed by Aqara for smart home applications

Precise Biometrics’ BioMatch technology has been integrated into several smart door locks from Aqara, a global provider of smart home…

 

Google puts multimodal biometrics unlock on Pixels, Samsung gets faster fingerprint sensor

Several big names in smartphones have unveiled updates (or have been the object of rumors) regarding new biometrics within their…

 

Has Amazon got a reality show for you! And you’re the camera operator.

What if all the talk in the United States about one’s right to biometric privacy is limited to advocates, academics,…

 

Judge to Amazon’s Ring: Not so fast. Your patent application needs a look-see

It is too early to strike the allegations in court that Ring doorbells record anyone in visual or hearing range…

 

Mindtronic AI, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hyundai each explore vehicle biometrics

Three manufacturing companies in the automotive sector have stepped up their efforts in developing and integrating biometric and artificial intelligence…

 

Ghana imposes fee for biometric SIM registration with self-service app

The Ghanaian government is introducing a self-service mobile application, with a fee, to fast-track the ongoing SIM card re-registration exercise…

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