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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.

 

Pair of Apple patents hint at wrist biometrics in MacBooks, under-display sensors for iPhones

Apple has been granted a pair of new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for novel biometrics…

 

Telco says low Ghana Card issuance major setback in biometric SIM re-registration process

A process in Ghana for users of mobile phones to re-identify their SIM cards with biometrics is proceeding more slowly…

 

Biometric SIM registration slows Kenyan mobile subscriptions, Namibia seeks a different path

After a chaotic period where of Kenya’s mobile phone users had to be biometrically enrolled, a report says the pace…

 

Automakers preview biometric integration; study sees growth in that market

Car makers are showing off innovations in biometric integration for drivers, ranging from facial recognition that spots distracted or drowsy…

 

Series of passwordless authentication tools and partnerships unveiled

Apple is making good on its recent statements about the virtue and attainability of no-password biometric credentials. Passkeys for MacOS…

 

Dermalog biometrics to power driver monitoring system through auto group partnership

Dermalog is partnering with Rheinmetall AG, a defense and automotive technology group, on a joint venture to supply advanced biometric…

 

Biometrics in cars pitched for security, safety, convenience

Biometrics-enabled vehicles – autonomous and otherwise – continue to be introduced in various forms, and related new technologies developed, while…

 

Meme to mime: Google and others launching face biometrics as computer code

Google and Domino’s Pizza are both pushing a new accessibility feature – involving face biometrics — as something mainstream computer…

 

Google debuts Wallet, new Pixel Watch and Phone at I/O event

At Google’s I/O developer conference this week, the company released its Wallet for Android, with plans for biometrically secured digital…

 

Many small investments add up to $17m for biometric gun maker Biofire

Firearms with biometric safeties have been discussed for years with little to show for the brainstorming. But this week, a…

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