Wearable Technology

Smart wearable devices are becoming an increasingly popular form of identification using biometric measurements and are set to replace traditional password and chip and pin authentication methods while continuing to assist both the fitness and medical industries.

Apple has received a patent for its Apple Ring smart wearable with biometric authentication from the U.S. Patent and Trademark…

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Sandia Labs and partner to develop access control wearables with B-Secur EKG biometrics

Sandia National Laboratories has reached a cooperative research and development partnership agreement with New Mexico-based small business Aquila Inc. to…

 

Apple working on precise AirPods biometric sensors to monitor blood flow

Apple is looking into developing more precise biometric sensors for future AirPods models, following the release of a recent sensor…

 

Cybersecurity industry veteran Chris Sullivan appointed Nymi CEO

Toronto-based biometric security company Nymi announced today the appointment of Chris Sullivan as its new Chief Executive Officer. Nymi is…

 

Osram Opto launches compact IR sensors for 2D facial recognition in smart watches

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched a pair of new infra-red biometric components with a compact form factor to provide 2D…

 

G+D Mobile Security taps Zwipe to develop wearable biometric payment device

Zwipe is collaborating with Giesecke + Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security to develop a wearable biometric payment device. Zwipe is providing…

 

Nymi biometric authentication to enhance ThinManager factory security and compliance

Toronto-based biometric security company Nymi has announced a strategic partnership with Rockwell Automation’s ThinManager to ensure safety and security in…

 

ICE, DHS S&T seek biometric monitoring tech for detainees at federal facilities

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) respectively are…

 

Nymi pitches biometrics as answer to healthcare industry cybersecurity threats

A pair of studies suggest that the healthcare industry is in the process of embracing biometrics to combat cybersecurity threats….

 

U.S. military developing system with wearable and biometrics for mobile network access

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), subordinate agency of Army Futures Command (AFC), is developing a multifactor system…

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