Healthcare Biometrics

Biometrics are used in doctors’ offices, hospitals, and other healthcare setting for ensuring accurate patient identification, or for monitoring patients. Applications can include access control or patient record storage. Patient monitoring outside of traditional healthcare settings can also employ biometrics, and biometrics are also being implemented for developing applications like electronic prescriptions and remote diagnosis.

A seminar organized by Horizon 2020 research and innovation project Panacea took place last week, highlighting the role of biometrics…

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Digital ID healthcare partnerships and solutions expand

Mastercard has formed a new partnership to offer smartphone-based healthcare digital ID, while Imprivata is extending its regional reach and…

 

New patents signal dawn of optical health biometrics scanners in smartphones

Innovative and convenient health monitoring tools are set to enter smartphones as the health biometrics industry sees continued growth. While…

 

Healthcare digitization an emerging biometric scanning software market driver, report says

The biometric scanning software market is expected to grow at a strong 10.48 percent compound annual growth rate from 2021…

 

Maxim heart-rate biometrics sensors to run B-Secur HeartKey algorithm

B-Secur has launched a new ultra-low-power health sensor hub for heartbeat biometrics monitoring developed in collaboration with IoT firm Maxim…

 

Trust Stamp enters Hague Innovators Challenge with biometric medical QR Code technology

Trust Stamp has entered the ImpactCity’s Hague Innovators Challenge 2021 as a finalist, with its biometrics applied to securing personal…

 

Evernym webinar charts path to digital ID privacy for verifiable health credentials

Evernym recently hosted a webinar on the role of self-sovereign identity (SSI) privacy in verifiable health credentials. The pandemic has…

 

Biometric wearables make inroads for health monitoring: BioStrap, Whoop, Oura and BioIntelliSense

BioStrap and Whoop bracelets, Oura Rings and BioStickers are all showing promise for biometric health and fitness monitoring, in a…

 

Sonde Health trials voice biometrics COVID warning system

Voice biometrics firm Sonde Health will partner with the Xavier University Center for Population and Health to trial a new…

 

Deployment of more biometric drug supply kiosks from Dispension backed by $3.49M grant, accelerator

Drug harm reduction campaigner MySafe Society has secured $3.49 million in funding to deploy biometric kiosks from Dispension Industries to…

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