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.

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

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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…

 

Visa plans biometric and other cashless payments innovations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Visa is preparing to provide innovative payment technologies including biometrics for athletes, visitors and citizens in the run-up to the…

 

Smartwatches expected to pass fitness trackers in fast growing connected wearables market

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

 

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…

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