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.

 

Google Pixel 4 to feature 3D facial biometrics for unlocking, payment and apps

The forthcoming flagship smartphone from Google, the Pixel 4, will feature 3D biometric facial recognition unlocking, the company has announced….

 

Google street teams likely collecting facial recognition data for unlocking new Pixel 4

Google representatives have been collecting facial biometric data from people in various cities, offering them $5 gift cards in return…

 

Biometric technology in development for several auto applications

A growing number of technology providers and auto makers are working on implementing biometrics for several different use cases, from…

 

OneLogin launches passwordless device authentication for Windows PCs without Active Directory

OneLogin has launched an access and identity management product for companies to authenticate Windows PCs for cloud applications with their…

 

LG smartphone with biometric palm recognition now available in Australia

LG has introduced palm vein authentication technology to its G8S smartphone, which is now available in Australia, according to EFTM,…

 

STMicroelectronics launches biometric presence solution for low-power laptop security

STMicroelectronics has launched a biometric presence detection solution with output from its FlightSense Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor used by Intel’s Context…

 

Apple testing biometric iCloud access and possibly launching iPhone with in-display fingerprint tech

Apple is planning to launch an iPhone with an in-display fingerprint sensor in China, The Global Times reports, citing Chinese-language…

 

ECG biometrics explored for high-tech military and low-cost home applications

A new device has been developed for the Pentagon to enable U.S. Special Forces to identify people with heartbeat biometrics…

 

U.S. courts at odds over Constitutional protection of biometric device locks

A pair of recent rulings in U.S. court on whether the compulsion of biometrics by law enforcement to access personal…

 

Teardowns show possible Android Q support for facial biometric payments and app sign-in

Details of the new biometric facial authentication features coming to Android have been revealed by teardowns of Android Q Beta…

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