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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.

 

Intel, Michael J. Fox developing smartwatch app to help Parkinson’s patients

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and Intel Corporation announced they are partnering to gather and analyze biometric data from…

 

U.S. DOE seeks partner for biometric wearable system for first responders

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently undergoing a multiyear project to develop a wearable communication…

 

Wearables startup ATHOS closes $12.2m financing

Wearable startup ATHOS announced it has closed $12.2 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm DCM,, which…

 

Funding awarded to Binghamton University to develop electronics and biometric sensor platforms

A new Binghamton University project that proposes to develop electronics and biometric sensor platforms for human performance monitoring has been…

 

Bionym Joins FIDO Alliance to simplify secure online authentication

Bionym announced it has joined FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance. Bionym aims to provide a single point of persistent identity…

 

Biometric wearables firm Sensoria raises $5 million investment

Biometric wearables’ development firm Sensoria, formerly named Heapsylon, announced it has signed a term sheet with Italian consulting, systems integration…

 

Imagus provides facial recognition technology for new 3D glasses being tested by US Military‎, others

Imagus Technology is providing facial recognition technology to be used in new spy glasses designed by Osterhout Design Group, which…

 

IriTech to release FiDELYS smartwatch with iris recognition

IriTech announced it will release the world’s first iris recognition enabled smartwatch, FiDELYS, by launching a crowd funding campaign on…

 

New startup measures biometrics, crowd analytics at concerts

Renowned entrepreneur and music producer Rana June has launched a new startup called Lightwave which aims to measure biometric data…

 

Microsoft’s rumored smartwatch to be equipped with biometric sensors

Microsoft will apparently launch its new smartwatch platform in October, which will be equipped with 11 biometric sensors, according to…

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