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Another patent from Apple puts palm biometrics on smart watches

Apple has been awarded a United States patent that would bring contactless palm biometrics for authentication to its Watch line….


Big Brother Watch report suggests thermal screening tools in pandemic may have been unlawful

The scientific evidence to support the use of thermal screening to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 during the pandemic was…


Wearing your facial recognition system around your neck

In a naming development that calls to mind unfortunate tattoos, a Cornell University researcher says his big idea, NeckFace, can…


Biometric laser systems are here. Where is the responsible control?

Imagine a kid playing connect-the-dots, racing along to reveal, maybe, a duckling or a fire truck or a flower. But…


Osram introduces new infrared LED sensors for face biometrics in laptops

Osram Opto Semiconductors has unveiled two miniaturized components designed to foster the development of biometric facial verification solutions in laptop…


Fists used in biometric research seeking most practical, accurate ID system

Researchers based in Australia and China say their new biometric system can correctly identify individuals by hand veins with at…


Big IR dataset compiled for training face biometric systems

The U.S. Army has created a public, 500,000-image dataset that officers hope will lead to better low-light facial recognition systems….


Vein biometrics could answer security challenges of face recognition

Vein recognition is a biometric modality around which activity has picked up substantially, in terms of research but also pilots and new…


trinamiX’s beam profile analysis boosts biometric facial recognition on mobile devices

Since February, German BASF subsidiary trinamiX has been part of Qualcomm’s software accelerator program, actively developing its beam profile analysis technology…


Dutch research center says new vein biometrics sensor cannot be spoofed

Netherlands-based independent R&D lab Holst Center has developed an organic near-infrared large-area image sensor for biometric vein pattern detection to…

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