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.


Apple patent filing describes improved Face ID biometrics for masked users

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently published a continuation patent from Apple showing possible improvements to Face…


Sensory announces privacy-focused voice biometric assistant

Sensory has announced the development of a new, privacy-focused voice biometric assistant, running completely on device to avoid concerns around…


Fingerprint Cards’ biometrics in new Fido-certified Feitian USB key, four new Realme phones

The Feitian Biometric FIDO Security Key, which integrates technology from Fingerprint Cards (FPC), has been granted FIDO Biometric Component Certification….


Full-stack vehicle biometrics solution launched by SenseTime at Auto Shanghai 2021

SenseTime has unveiled a new, full-stack biometric and AI solution at Auto Shanghai 2021, an international industry exhibition running during…


Mexico’s Supreme Court to hear case against biometric data collection requirement

Reuters is reporting that a new law passed in Mexico requiring telcos to collect customer biometric data is being challenged…


Microsoft and Samsung show work on health biometrics in patent filings

A patent application from Microsoft describing emotion detection by a biometric health monitoring system based on information gathered by wearables,…


Amazon continues to fight hard to send biometric privacy cases to arbitration

A federal appellate court has affirmed that Amazon cannot impose arbitration on minors wanting to be part of proposed class-action…


Apple integrates Touch ID biometrics with iMac keyboard

Apple’s new and improved iMac model features several innovative upgrades including a biometric Touch ID feature on the ‘Magic Keyboard’….


Automotive biometrics market sizzles but faces familiar demographic disparity challenge

Electric and autonomous vehicles continue to be growth areas for biometrics, as a startup’s market entry and two new implementations…


Judge blocks Mexico’s biometric cell phone registry requirement

A planned biometric registry of mobile phone users in Mexico has been partially blocked by a judge, who says it…

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