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.

Shipments of connected wearables will grow by a CAGR of 15.4 percent from 116.8 million in 2018 to 238.5 million…

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Armor Scientific emerges from stealth with access control platform and biometric token

Identity governance startup Armor Scientific has announced its emergence from stealth mode, along with the public release of its Armor…

 

Apple settles with Valencell in wearable biometric patent infringement suit

Apple and biometric sensor maker Valencell have settled a patent infringement and breach of contract suit related to light-guided sensors…

 

Motiv ring to provide biometric payments later this year

Smart ring Motiv plans to launch heart rate biometrics for payment authentication later in 2019, according to a company announcement…

 

Apple patent application suggests skin texture pattern for biometric authentication

Apple engineers may have invented a new form of biometric authentication based on skin texture patterns as part of a…

 

Newly published Samsung patent shows smart watch with in-display biometrics

A patent application filed in the U.S and Korea by Samsung shows plans for a new hybrid smartwatch featuring an…

 

Tappy exhibits wearable biometrics-enabled payment device at Money20/20 China

This week at Money20/20 in China wearable payment technology pioneer Tappy Technologies exhibited a wearable payment solution developed in collaboration…

 

Tappy introduces biometric watch strap for payments, access and digital authentication

Tappy Technologies has launched its passive biometrics-enabled watch strap that offers payments, access and digital authentication functionalities. The Hong Kong-based…

 

Motiv adds 2FA and biometric identification features to its smart ring wearable

Wearable technology developers Motiv has released a new version of its fitness tracking smart ring that includes new features to…

 

Zwipe and Tappy Technologies to develop wearable biometric payment devices

Zwipe and wearables technology company Tappy Technologies today announced a partnership to jointly develop and launch biometrics-enabled wearable payment, access…

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