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.

 

Orbeus launches Rekognition, avoids Google Glass facial recognition ban

The Google Glass facial recognition saga continues. A new service, called Rekognition has recently been launched by San Francisco-based computer vision…

 

Google rules out facial recognition for Google Glass

Google has officially said that it will not add facial recognition features to Google Glass, following both interest and concern…

 

Ming Kuo weighs in on the iWatch, expects biometric functionality

As far as Apple rumors go, Ming Kuo, from KGI Securities has the best track record. In a recent note…

 

Lambda Labs set to launch facial recognition API for Google Glass

TechCrunch is reporting that Lambda Labs, a San Francisco startup, is preparing to release a facial recognition API for developers working…

 

Baidu’s Baidu Eye is similar to Google Glass and could support facial recognition

China’s largest search engine, Baidu, is reported developing digital eyewear similar to the Google glass project, though this Chinese iteration reportedly…

 

Super-thin wearable sensor monitors health, transmits data

Researchers at the University of Illinois have created a way to print micro devices directly to the skin that can…

 

Fitness-tracking device study investigates effectiveness

A recent tracking device study conducted by Club One, Inc. has found that users who tracked personal wellness data self-reported no statistically…

 

Biorhythm-based consumer electronics to become mainstream

The next generation of consumer electronics will focus on measuring biorhythms. Biorhythms are defined simply as the rhythms of life,…

 

Valve to create video game console with biometric controllers, gaze tracking

Valve has announced it will begin to make a Linux-powered console video game system and has plans to integrate biometrics…

 

Gates Foundation gives $1.1M for Biometric Mood Bracelets

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a total of $1.1 million for two grants to the National Center on…

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