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Low-power platform for edge biometrics launched by Synaptics and Eta Compute

Synaptics Inc. announced its newest battery-powered edge computing platform Katana Edge AI in partnership with Eta Compute to enable on-device…

Aug 31, 2020

Biometrics at home – how smart will the smart home get?

Rapid advancements in chip designs along with algorithms for biometric voice and facial recognition are expanding the boundaries of what…

Aug 27, 2020

Zwipe earnings climb as biometric payment cards progress, Mitek supplies HSBC with facial recognition

Zwipe has announced its first half financial results, the details of a new Mitek customer’s biometrics deployment have been revealed,…

Aug 13, 2020

Biometrics stocks news: Hytera sale drama, Zwipe share price gains, Idex Biometrics and FPC first half results

A flurry of biometrics companies have reported financial results, including several for the first half of 2020, amid an unprecedented…

Jul 10, 2020

Biometrics, touch controls and AI for self-driving training enter growing automotive technology market

Gesture recognition is expected to blossom as a method of interaction between vehicles and the people traveling in them, with…

Jun 16, 2020

Vuzix raises over $11M and Datasonic secures $1.7M contract as biometrics market sees growth ahead

Publicly traded biometrics companies and their partners have been updating investors and the media about their sales and prospects as…

Jun 5, 2020

Biometric payment card commercialization coming this year says Fingerprint Cards CEO

Fingerprint biometrics companies Fingerprint Cards and Zwipe see the commercialization of biometric payment cards receiving a boost from contactless payments…

Feb 6, 2020

Biometrics stocks update: RealNetworks, Nuance, Egis, Synaptics report earnings, Ping presents and Goodix impacted

Continued momentum from its SAFR facial recognition offering helped RealNetworks to $172.1 million in revenue for full-year 2019, the company…

Jan 14, 2020

Biometrics stocks update: Fingerprint Cards, Ambarella, Vuzix, RealNetworks, Synaptics, FacePhi

Biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards has been implemented in the new Halo Touch smart door lock being launched to the…

Jan 9, 2020

Biometrics stocks update: Egis Technology, Goodix, VSBLTY, Synaptics, Mitek

Egis Technology has announced revenue of NT$628 million (US$20.9 million) for the month of December, 2019, a jump of 19.2…

Jan 7, 2020

Biometrics for wide range of auto applications showcased at CES 2020

Automotive applications are the next logical step for biometrics after implementation in smartphones and to reduce password use, according to…

Nov 14, 2019

Synaptics, Ping, Goodix among biometrics firms reporting major earnings gains, OneConnect files for IPO

Synaptics has reported net revenue up 15 percent sequentially for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ending September 30,…

Nov 11, 2019

Synaptics fingerprint biometrics to make commercial debut in evolving auto market

When Biometric Update spoke to Synaptics Director of Concept Prototyping Dr. Andrew Hsu and a colleague about fingerprint biometrics in…

Nov 4, 2019

Biometrics beyond the lock and key

This is a guest post by Saleel Awsare, SVP and GM of the IoT division at Synaptics. What’s next for…

Oct 14, 2019

Dean Butler appointed Synaptics chief financial officer

Synaptics has appointed veteran financial executive Dean Butler its chief financial officer, effective October 21, 2019. Butler most recently served…

Oct 10, 2019

Synaptics reporting Q1 2020 financial results November 7

Synaptics will report financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2020 on Thursday, November 7, 2019 after the close…

Aug 13, 2019

Ipsidy, Synaptics and Nuance announce earnings in shifting biometrics market

Three biometrics companies have released earnings reports which show mixed results, and a fourth has commented on the potential impact…

Aug 6, 2019

Synaptics appoints Michael Hurlston president and chief executive officer

Synaptics has appointed veteran technology executive Michael Hurlston president and chief executive officer effective August 19, 2019, when he is…

Jul 15, 2019

Synaptics sets date to report Q4 results, appoints new board member

Synaptics will report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2019 on August 8, 2019 after the close of…

May 27, 2019

Synaptics featuring smart edge AI, biometrics tech at Computex

Synaptics is at Computex this week in Taipei, Taiwan where it will feature a wide variety of its portfolio including…

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