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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.

 

Automotive biometrics turned inside-out at CES with trinamiX access control system

In a nifty twist on the in-vehicle display, Continental is putting an external display and biometric camera on the outside…

 

Verified in Vegas: biometrics on display at world’s largest tech conference 

CES 2024 takes over the Las Vegas Convention Center and Venetian Hotel this week until January 12, and AI is…

 

Still no certainty about legality of forced biometric phone unlocks in US

Speaking to a reporter in the U.S., a law professor recently said he doesn’t use biometric locks on his phone…

 

Nigerian telcos told to block SIMs not linked to digital ID by Feb 28

Companies offering telecommunications services in Nigeria have had a fresh order from the federal government to entirely block all SIM…

 

New data privacy concerns for Namibia’s biometric SIM registration

The head of the Payment Association of Namibia’s e-Money Forum, Paul Rowney, has urged the country’s authorities to put an…

 

SIM fraudsters nettle South Asia; biometrics pushed as answer

India continues to inch closer to requiring fingerprint scans when companies issue SIM cards. Officials are looking at crime and…

 

Selfie camera detects palm biometrics and gestures in the Realme GT5 Pro phone

The five-finger pinch and the horizontal swipe are among the contactless gestures that users can perform to control the new…

 

Equipped with biometrics and spatial scans, cars are now guzzling data

Extensive data collection can now be assumed in most car models, as vehicles become what U.S. Senator Edward Markey calls,…

 

Uganda suspends over 1.4M SIM cards not linked to users’ biometrics

An ongoing process which started on November 12 to deactivate SIM cards not biometrically registered in Uganda has seen over…

 

Apple rumored to be retiring fingerprint biometrics on iPhones

The next generation of iPhones may not come with Apple’s biometric fingerprint sensor TouchID, according to whispers from the Chinese…

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