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B-Secur brings ECG biometrics to STMicroelectronics partnership for wearables development

Companies developing wearable devices which use a person’s unique heartbeat biometrics for encrypted health data collection or authentication will be…

 

Study shines positive light on biometric wearables, and feds are looking

Predictive health checks performed by wrist-wearables that record a person’s biometrics are possible, according to a small study. They are…

 

B-Secur releases SDK to boost heartbeat biometrics development

B-Secur has launched an electrocardiogram (ECG) hardware and software development kit designed to help companies streamline the development of biometrics-focused…

 

Can a consumer biometric wearable warn the USAF about infection?

The U.S. Air Force wants to hear about possible commercial-grade wearables that can help contain dangerous virus infections. It has…

 

Whoop gets intimate with biometric health-monitoring underwear

Whoop, maker of wrist-worn fitness trackers and analysis software, has expanded into clothes with built-in biometrics readers. The news comes…

 

Biometrics in the big house: Surveillance and new revenue

A pair of recent patents and a patent application paint a grim(mer) future for prison inmates and guards. The innovations…

 

Apple Watch to introduce more extensive biometric health data-tracking

Apple is currently working on new biometric features for the Apple Watch, including a tool for blood pressure measurement and…

 

Sleep biometrics, remote healthcare, sports visualization draw millions in investment

Biometric health monitoring with wearables could reach potential new users numbering in the hundreds of millions as sub-$100 smartwatch sales…

 

Apple patents user biometrics-based content engine for VR

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published an Apple patent describing technology for monitoring biometrics of users in…

 

Oppo patents vein biometric security for its wearables

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has been granted a new patent for a hand vein biometric-based unlocking system for wearable applications,…

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