American rolls out Daon health passport, digital ID from Evernym and IATA chosen by major airlines

American Airlines has introduced a biometric health passport to streamline travel requirements for all passengers travelling to the United States…


Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…


Plurilock files behavioral biometrics patent for continuous remote worker authentication

Plurilock has filed for a patent to cover a new form of continuous authentication with behavioral biometrics for remote workers. The…


Apple device biometric sensors used in cognitive health screening study

Biogen is collaborating with Apple on a remote research study to see if the biometric and other sensing capabilities of the…


New tech for in-display biometrics developed by Qualcomm, Samsung

Qualcomm has announced that its newest in-display biometric fingerprint sensors will be deployed in smartphones early this year, writes Engadget….


Rank One patents passive biometric facial liveness for standard mobile devices

Rank One has been awarded a patent for a passive biometric liveness detection technology based on micro-texture analysis by the U.S….


Absolutely need to have the last word? Microsoft patents way to stuff you into a chatbot

A new patent promises a future in which the personality of any person living, dead or fictional can live on…


Disruption boosts new markets for biometrics as digital ID undergoes shock evolution

A review of the top article of each month from 2020 on Biometric Update shows the top themes of the…


RingCentral acquires DeepAffects as more biometrics integrated to improve online meetings

RingCentral has acquired conversational intelligence provider DeepAffects to bring its multi-speaker biometric voice recognition, emotion recognition, real-time closed captioning and other…


Sony patent filing shows head acoustic biometrics, Apple granted patent for multi-user authentication

A patent filing from Sony Corporation showing the use of acoustic measurements of users as a biometric modality has been…

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