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Top biometrics news stories, week ending September 28

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Apple adds smartwatch, biometric payment capabilities to iPhone

After months of rumors and speculation in the press, Apple announced it will soon launch its new Apple Watch, a…

 

Apple denied trademark for Touch ID authentication system due to confusion with biometric timekeeping firm Kronos

Apple has been denied a trademark application for its Touch ID fingerprint identity authentication system, which the company introduced with…

 

Leaked image hints at more embedded Touch ID sensors in Apple devices

Apple’s iPad mini 3 could be the next idevice to sport a fingerprint sensor, based on a new leaked image….

 

IdentityX launches update with Apple Touch ID fingerprint biometric integration

IdentityX has just launched a major system update with support for Apple’s biometric Touch ID fingerprint technology. According to the Daon…

 

Apple publishes whitepaper on iOS security, details Touch ID fingerprint sensor specs, functionality

Apple has just launched a new whitepaper, explaining its security in iOS and goes into depth explaining how its fingerprint sensor…

 

USPTO publishes Apple’s Touch ID patent application

The USPTO has just published a patent filed by Apple for its Touch ID sensor. Specifically, the patent covers the…

 

TouchID doesn’t always recognize prints, leaving users to create workarounds. Is that OK?

If your iPhone 5S doesn’t work the way it should, what do you do? If you were anyone but an…

 

Gartner to phone manufacturers: Don’t follow Apple

Gartner has warned smartphone manufacturers not to follow’s Apple example of embedding fingerprint sensors, citing privacy and perception issues. Reported in…

 

Franken asking right questions about smartphone biometrics

Good legislators should provide insight and argue for greater oversight concerning technologies which have the capacity to be intrusive and…

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