Healthcare Biometrics

Healthcare biometrics refers to biometric applications in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or for use in monitoring patients. This can include access control, identification, workforce management or patient record storage. Read our research report on biometrics and healthcare.

 

Cross Match technologies acquired by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services business, has acquired Cross Match…

 

Researchers develop robotic leg by studying biometric gait recognition

Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a robotic leg that perfectly mimics how a real person walks. The…

 

Medbox uses biometrics to verify medical marijuana users

Medbox Inc., a provider of a patented machine that dispenses medication to individuals based on biometric identification, is focusing on…

 

Can biometric technology reign in India’s corruption?

Biometrics technology is expected to reign in India’s rampant corruption, especially where poor laborers and migrant workers are concerned. A…

 

Workforce management tools let corporate workers work at home

Working from home used to be a breeze. You would have total control of your time. Bosses did not dictate…

 

SIA claims biometrics can reduce Medicare and Medicaid fraud

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently tesified to the Senate Finance Committee that biometrics technology can contribute to a better…

 

Fast fingerprint processing to cost more for Ontario volunteers

Expedited criminal record checks that utilize biometric fingerprint processing for volunteers in Ontario will cost much more than traditional criminal…

 

Biometric voice recognition software can detect Parkinson’s Disease

Professor Max Little, from the University of Oxford, has been using algorithms in voice recognition software to detect changes in…

 

DNA probing hopes to change unhealthy eating habits

Nutrigenomics is an emerging field of science that studies the DNA of a person and formulates a diet around it….

 

Intel acquires IDesia’s heartbeat biometrics technology

Intel Corporation has acquired IDesia Biometrics, an Israeli-based medical device firm, according to the Israel-based business publication Globes. The firm…

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