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Consumer electronic biometrics market to grow at 40.45% CAGR to 2016

There’s no doubt biometrics are quickly becoming a part of many consumer electronic devices, and new research from TechNavio confirms…

 

Fingerprint Cards nabs new Android design win

Fingerprint Cards has just announced another design win from Asia. This time, it’s from a major Tier 2 smartphone manufacturer,…

 

U.S. Marines announce use of Cross Match biometrics in Afghanistan

The U.S. Marines are now using a mobile biometric capture device from Cross Match, calling it the Biometric Enrollment and…

 

Global government biometrics market poised for growth

New research is available on the global government biometrics market, and according to Reportlinker, future demand is expected to be…

 

Mobile security management market to reach $550 million by year end: ABI Research

Through its Cyber Security and Enterprise Mobile Devices research services, technology market research firm ABI Research has estimated that the current Mobile…

 

Purdue launches biometric research center

Purdue University has announced the opening of a new research center focused on biometrics. The International Center for Biometric Research has…

 

Yahoo! acquires image recognition firm iQ Engines

Yahoo! has just acquired iQ Engines, an image recognition company with a popular facial recognition API, soon to be included in Flickr. …

 

NSA illegally collected data with wide surveillance reach

This week, the U.S. Government officially released declassified documents that show that the National Security Agency was illegally collecting a broad…

 

PiP looks to raise money for lost pet facial recognition app

There are a few facial recognition apps for mugshots, but ‘pugshots’ are mostly uncharted territory. A startup from Canada has…

 

NXT-ID launches facial recognition pilot program with FL police department

NXT-ID’s subsidiary, 3D-ID has just initiated a pilot program with the Palm Bay, FL Police Department to evaluate its 3D…

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