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.

 

Samsung adds Android 10 support for Google’s Biometric API in S9 devices

Samsung has updated its iris scanner feature in some Galaxy S9 and Note9 devices, making it compatible with Google’s Biometric…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

FIDO Alliance talks 2019 achievements and biometrics adoption in new report

FIDO Authentication with biometrics or physical tokens for strong, seamless web logins is ready to be deployed on billions of…

 

Samsung considers dropping ultrasonic fingerprint scanners in future releases

Samsung’s Galaxy S11 series might not come with ultrasonic biometric fingerprint scanners, following the major blow Galaxy S10 series took…

 

New vehicles with biometrics features coming as auto access control market grows

The global market for vehicle access control will grow at a CAGR of 10.6 percent to 2025 to reach $17.3…

 

Fujitsu releases updated biometric authentication access security system

Fujitsu has released “AuthConductor V2,” a new biometric security system that leverages technology such as palm vein authentication, facial and…

 

X One electric bike with facial recognition, in-built touchscreen computer available for pre-order

Rayvolt, a company from Barcelona that designs futuristic bikes, has developed X One, an electric bike that integrates facial recognition…

 

Future Siri could read human emotion through voice, facial recognition

Apple is looking into making Siri more aware of user emotions. The tech company is developing a way for the…

 

Amaryllo launches biometric security camera with voice recognition

Dutch robotics and biometric security company Amaryllo has won a 2020 CES Innovation Award in the event’s Smart Home and…

 

North Korea introducing facial recognition tech developed in-country to domestic market

The use of facial recognition and other biometrics in North Korea seems to be accelerating, with a new domestically developed…

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