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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about wearables. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to wearables. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


New 3D sensors track body posture with wristband, integrate processing

Researchers from Cornell University have developed a wristband capable of tracking an entire body’s posture in 3D. The device, called…


Linxens takes majority stake in Sweden’s Nile to boost healthcare wearables development

Linxens is acquiring a majority stake in Nile, a company that makes printed electronics, NFC and wearable solutions for the…


Apple patents hint at force sensors for wearables, biometric virtual keyboards

It is all about new sensing technology in the two latest U.S. patent awards for Apple. Spotted by Patently Apple,…


Ears are big for consumer biometrics

So far, ears are the only orifices of the human body that biometric sensors enter to do their work, and…


Biometric data collection by Chinese government still growing, along with breaches

Beijing appears to be ramping up its collection of biometric data, as reports roll in of increased surveillance and monitoring…


Militarization driving biometrics adoption by UK police and border agencies, report argues

UK border and law enforcement agencies have adopted biometrics not just for forensic purposes but as a surveillance tool to…


Cybernetech developing AI system to find kids left in vehicles

Japanese firm Cybernetech is among the tech providers in the country working to develop and launch artificial intelligence-based biometric systems…


Design beauty is more than skin deep in Apple patent filings and its AirPods

For a company that makes so much of its face biometrics, Apple has a lot of skin-related product news out….


Apple and Samsung each working to advance biometrics for watches, along with hype

The latest round of patents granted to Apple show a possible implementation of Touch ID on Apple Watch, just as…


Token raises $13M and appoints CEO scale biometric authentication wearable business

Biometric wearable-maker Token has raised $13 million in a Series B funding round for solution development and demand generation and…

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