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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.

 

Oura raises $100M, Sencure $1.8M in busy biometric wearables market

Oura secures the headline figure, but Sencure has also raised funding to develop its wearable biometrics for health monitoring, as…

 

Apple Watch biometric readings for COVID detection investigated

Apple has partnered with researchers from the University of Washington (UW) to explore how the Apple Watch could help predict…

 

Open-source, Arduino-based wearable biometric sensor EmotiBit meets Kickstarter goal

EmotiBit wearable sensor module A new biometric, wearable sensor module based on Arduino is now available on Kickstarter. Dubbed EmotiBit,…

 

Apple exploring mobile digital ID and wearable authentication tech

Two new patent filings signal that Apple is venturing into mobile device-embedded digital ID as well as wearable devices that…

 

Biometric wearables, health passes implemented to prevent COVID-19 spread

Biometric technologies for COVID-19 spread prevention have been introduced by CyberLink with a FaceMe update, a Canadian startup, and Tiger…

 

Apple signals possible touchless palm biometrics and iris recognition coming soon

New details are emerging about technologies envisioned for future Apple products. While a recent patent publication shows a proposed change…

 

Heartbeat biometrics startup Taliware exits stealth with SDK launch for wearables

Deep learning biometrics and geolocation startup Taliware has exited stealth by announcing the development of a software development kit (SDK)…

 

Nymi Band 3.0 certified for FIDO2 biometric passwordless authentication

The Nymi Band 3.0 has been certified as a FIDO2 authenticator, the company announced, confirming the compliance of its biometric…

 

Biometric wearables make inroads for health monitoring: BioStrap, Whoop, Oura and BioIntelliSense

BioStrap and Whoop bracelets, Oura Rings and BioStickers are all showing promise for biometric health and fitness monitoring, in a…

 

Facebook mulls face biometrics for forthcoming smart glasses

Facebook’s upcoming smart glasses are due to launch this year, and the company is assessing whether face biometrics could be…

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