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AuthenTec sells embedded security division to INSIDE Secure, making a stronger case for biometric authentication on the iPhone

NFC and contactless chip provider INSIDE Secure will acquire the embedded security systems division of AuthenTec, the fingerprint, identity management…

 

Apple patents biometric technology for iPhone, iPad

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week granted Apple a patent for biometric-sensor handheld devices that recognize a user…

 

AuthenTec to stop selling fingerprint technology to Apple competitors

Fingerprint sensor maker AuthenTec notified existing customers, including Samsung, HP, Dell, Lenovo, and Fujitsu, that it will not be offering…

 

Biometric Research Notes: Consolidation trend expected to continue in biometrics sector

Over the past two years, the biometrics industry has undergone increasing consolidation, as larger players acquired smaller firms, enabling the…

 

Despite AuthenTec buy, no fingerprint technology for iPhone 5

Considering Apple’s AuthenTec acquisition earlier this year, industry experts predicted that the iPhone 5 would incorporate fingerprint technology.  While the…

 

ElcomSoft finds major flaw in UPEK biometrics software

ElcomSoft Co. Ltd, a Russian-based provider of corporate security and IT audit products, issued a warning regarding a major flaw…

 

Apple working on mobile eWallets with biometrics

Apple might continue to dominate the market due to its proposed purchase of AuthenTec for more than US$356 million. AuthenTec…

 

Precise Biometrics CTO says Tactivo product extends iOS security

Tactivo, a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone, represents a unique milestone for Precise Biometrics. The firm…

 

AuthecTec “Smart Sensor” possible gem in Apple acquisition

In a bid to get ahead of its rivals and take full control of the market share, Apple is scrambling…

 

CBA Japan offers biometric fingerprint solution for Android & Microsoft mobile platforms

Competition is heating up. After Apple acquired AuthenTec and its fingerprint authorization technology, speculation was high as to Apple’s future…

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