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Apple files palm vein biometrics patent for enhanced authentication

Apple is looking into palm biometrics for user authentication, as Touch ID and Face ID alone no longer suffice for…

 

Apple reconsiders Touch ID and release of low-cost iPhone

With only a few days left until Apple showcases its newest product line, the word around the block hints that…

 

AMS makes bid for Osram at $4.8B valuation to create auto sensor giant

AMS has entered a bidding war for optical technology maker Osram Opto with a cash offer valuing the company at…

 

New biometric technologies and old controversies top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most widely read articles on Biometric Update this week cover new innovations and solutions for liveness, facial recognition, vehicles…

 

Researchers spoof FaceID biometric liveness detection with video injection and tape

Researchers from Tencent Security’s Zuanwu Lab have developed successful spoof attacks on biometric liveness detection systems, ranging from placing tape…

 

Apple patents biometric face detection to start or wake iMac

Apple has received 54 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including one for an advanced biometric facial recognition…

 

Apple contractors hear private moments while investigating accidental Siri activations

Inadvertent and mistaken activation of Siri on Apple devices has led to contract workers who review recordings being sent audio…

 

Apple patent filing suggests facial tracking and biometric authentication with AR headset

Apple has filed a patent application for an augmented reality or virtual reality headset with sensors for facial expression recognition,…

 

Apple testing biometric iCloud access and possibly launching iPhone with in-display fingerprint tech

Apple is planning to launch an iPhone with an in-display fingerprint sensor in China, The Global Times reports, citing Chinese-language…

 

Automatic repeat of failed biometric authentication attempt patented by Apple

Apple has patented technology for retrying a facial authentication process after a failed attempt to make biometric smartphone locking more…

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