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.

As the U.S. Army plans to increase its use of wearables and other technologies, their biometric authentication capabilities could solve…

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Body area sensor network debuts with direct-to-skin application

An on-body printed health sensor network that is applied without heat and could deliver more precise biometrics has been demonstrated…

 

Nymi wearable biometrics with HID Global credentials power touchless workplace authentication

A partnership between HID Global and Nymi will allow Nymi Band 3.0 users to use biometrics to seamlessly open doors and…

 

Study tests if smartwatch biometrics could spot early COVID-19 clues

Fans of siccing biometrics on COVID-19 have another possible solution. Purdue University is studying the possibility that an AI-enabled smartwatch…

 

Heart biometrics launched to Samsung wearables, military tests illness prediction with Garmin and Oura

Samsung wearables in the U.S. are gaining a biometric function, and the country’s military is testing wearables from Garmin and…

 

You can be biometrically impersonated using your Fitbit

European researchers say they have succeeded in writing software that can impersonate a human’s unique daily motion patterns, biometric data…

 

Nymi wearable for biometric passwordless access control adds worker alert system and contact tracing

Version 3.0 of the biometric Nymi Band is now available, bringing an alert system for social distancing and COVID-19 contact tracing,…

 

Apple granted patents for under-display fingerprint biometrics and Face ID upgrades

Apple has been awarded patents for an under-display fingerprint biometric system for portable electronic devices like smartphones, and for facial…

 

Biometrics and body temperature scanning technologies support COVID-19 recovery efforts

Whoop fitness straps are being used in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, while biometric facial recognition and body temperature scanning solutions…

 

Four new biometric temperature screening solutions roll out, early COVID-19 detection work continues

New face biometrics and body temperature screening software and solutions for preventing the spread of COVID-19 have been launched by…

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