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Biometric Update regularly authors news about wearables. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding wearables. More topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Military monitoring system nets $1.5M in DND funding for Alberta team

The call of duty may soon be safer, or at least more closely monitored, thanks to a proposed development from…


Fingerprint Cards partners on biometric wearables in Europe, residential doors

Biometric wearables startup Flywallet and Fingerprint Cards have formed a collaborative partnership to develop and launch biometric wearables in Europe….


Biometric cuffs being introduced to US county jail

A county sheriff’s office in the U.S. state of Georgia is going to put biometric wrist bracelets on its jail…


Apple loses on patent, files another patent and considers big design change

Apple executives think they have an answer to the metaverse’s most anticipated pain in the neck. And although they tend…


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…

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