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4601 Six Forks Rd., Suite 103

Raleigh, NC, 27609


Website: valencell.com

Valencell develops performance biometric sensor technology and provides this patent-protected technology to consumer electronics manufacturers, wearable and hearable device makers, sports and fitness brands, medical device makers, and gaming companies for integration into their products.

Valencell Biometrics News


Jumio brings in IPO veteran as biometrics growth spurs hiring

The sustained growth in the biometrics space has prompted new appointments at a series of technology providers, with new board…

Jun 4, 2021

Biometric health innovations for wearables advance towards market

Several companies have unveiled upgrades to their biometrics-powered wearable devices last week. LifeQ announced a $47 million investment funding round…

Jan 19, 2021

Studies reveal smartwatch biometrics can detect COVID-19 before symptoms surface

Findings from some leading research institutions in the United States have confirmed that smartwatches and other wearables measuring biometrics like…

Jan 14, 2021

Biometrics for healthcare wearables developed by Valencell, exhibited at CES

Valencell has announced the development of an upgraded biometric blood pressure measuring technology for wearables that does not require calibration…

Jan 28, 2020

Halma invests in Valencell’s biometric sensors for wearables

Valencell has obtained a strategic financial investment from Halma and other investors, which will help boost development and innovation for…

Jan 24, 2019

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…

Jun 15, 2018

Valencell raises $10.5 million to expand sales growth

Wearable biometric sensor maker Valencell has raised $10.5 million in Series E funding led by Sonion a/s to invest in…

Jan 4, 2017

Valencell releases new biometric sensor modules; announces new integration

Valencell has released two new versions of its Benchmark sensor systems, the biometric sensor modules that incorporates the company’s PerformTek…

Dec 29, 2016

STMicroelectronics, Valencell launch biometric sensor platform for wearables, IoT

Valencell and semiconductor firm STMicroelectronics have launched a highly accurate and scalable development kit for biometric wearables. The kit includes…

Dec 7, 2016

Valencell marks three years of triple digit growth

Valencell has achieved a third consecutive year of triple digit growth for its biometric wearable technology in 2016 with a…

Oct 4, 2016

Valencell brings its biometric sensor technology to Digital Health Technology Expo

Valencell was among a select group of technology and consumer electronics companies invited to exhibit at last week’s Digital Health…

Jul 6, 2016

Valencell technology integrated into smartwatch delivers biometric monitoring to banking customers

Valencell, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and Z-Smart have integrated Valencell’s PerformTek technology in G&D’s new payments-focused smartwatch targeting the banking…

Mar 13, 2016

Biometrics research, facial recognition, authentication and access control trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Research and…

Mar 9, 2016

Valencell raises $11M; plans to accelerate R&D in biometric wearable technology

Valencell has secured $11M in Series D financing and plans to use the funds to continue its triple-digit growth and…

Jan 17, 2016

Biometrics and banking, fingerprint authentication, wearables and security applications most popular this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Fingerprints Morpho…

Jan 12, 2016

Valencell demonstrates wearable sensor technology at CES 2016

Valencell exclusively talked to BiometricUpdate.com last week about its biometric sensor integration package at at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show…

Jan 5, 2016

Biometrics firm Valencell files patent infringement suit against Apple, Fitbit over heart rate sensor technology

On Monday, Valencell filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina…

Dec 22, 2015

Valencell’s pre-packaged biometric sensor system offers “plug-and-play” integration for wrist and arm wearables

Valencell has launched BioPack, a pre-packaged biometric sensor system that incorporates Valencell’s PerformTek biometric technology for immediate integration in wrist…

Dec 10, 2015

Valencell sees triple digit growth for the second consecutive year

Valencell has experienced another record year of growth for its PerformTek biometric sensor technology in 2015, having achieved a 133…

Apr 29, 2015

Apple Watch’s sensors fail to work properly on tattooed users

Some users of Apple Watch have reported on YouTube and Reddit that the device does not work properly if you…

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