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The tipping point for biometric security is approaching: Symantec

Symantec’s security intelligence team has put together their top security predictions for 2016 and beyond, and biometrics made the list:…


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…


Biometrics and payments, twins dupe facial recognition and fingerprint authentication top this week’s news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. In one of…


Apple files patent for biometrics with online commerce

Apple has filed for a patent with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office covering a two-factor biometric authentication process for…


OmniVision releases OV2281 PureCel sensor for mobile devices

OmniVision Technologies announced it has released the OV2281, a new PureCel sensor with improved biometric security functionality for mobile devices….


Persistence Market Research publishes touchless sensors market report

Persistence Market Research announced it has published a new report titled “Touchless Sensors Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2015…


Researchers point out flaws in some Android phones’ fingerprint security

Security research firm FireEye have developed a new spoofing method for acquiring fingerprints from Android smartphone models embedded with biometric…


Apple granted patents for finger biometric sensor with tactile feedback

Apple has been granted a series of patents related to a new technology entitled, “Finger Biometric Sensor including Laterally Adjacent…


Silicon Labs digital UV sensors win UBM Canon ACE Award

Silicon Labs announced that its Si1132 and Si114x ultraviolet (UV) index sensor family has received an award in the “sensors”…


Acuity report predicts mobile biometrics growth to disrupt the global payments market

Acuity Market Intelligence has released “The Global Biometrics and Mobility Report: The Convergence of Commerce and Privacy“, which forecasts that…

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