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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.

Health data is the innermost kukla in the nesting doll that is personal digital privacy, and try as some might,…

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Nymi acquired by Innominds to integrate continuous workplace biometrics

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Vuzix inks deal with Robotiques Cyborg, gets volume order from VR Expert

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Wearable biometrics advance with Apple patent, energy and materials developments

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