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.

 

Osram Opto launches compact IR sensors for 2D facial recognition in smart watches

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched a pair of new infra-red biometric components with a compact form factor to provide 2D…

 

G+D Mobile Security taps Zwipe to develop wearable biometric payment device

Zwipe is collaborating with Giesecke + Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security to develop a wearable biometric payment device. Zwipe is providing…

 

Nymi biometric authentication to enhance ThinManager factory security and compliance

Toronto-based biometric security company Nymi has announced a strategic partnership with Rockwell Automation’s ThinManager to ensure safety and security in…

 

ICE, DHS S&T seek biometric monitoring tech for detainees at federal facilities

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) respectively are…

 

Nymi pitches biometrics as answer to healthcare industry cybersecurity threats

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

 

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…

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