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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about wearables. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning wearables. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Valencell sees triple digit growth for the second consecutive year

Valencell has experienced another record year of growth for its PerformTek biometric sensor technology in 2015, having achieved a 133…

 

MasterCard survey suggests growing adoption of biometric authentication among shoppers

MasterCard recently conducted a global survey that found that advances in biometric authentication technology is slowly shifting consumers away from…

 

Freescale releases ultra-thin microcontroller for smart cards and wearables

Freescale Semiconductor has released an ultra-thin version of the Kinetis K22 microcontroller (MCU) designed for applications such as chip-and-PIN credit…

 

Singapore Changi Airport leveraging biometrics, considering wearable tech

Changi Airport Group (CAG) is considering the use of biometric-based single passenger tokens and wearable technology at Singapore Changi Airport’s…

 

Nymi names new CEO in advance of wearable product launch

Nymi Inc. announced it has named John Haggard the new chief executive officer in advance of next year’s launch for…

 

Imagus Technology to resell ODG smart glasses in Australia

Imagus Technology announced it has become the first Australian company to join US-based Osterhout Design Group’s partner program, Reticle Connect,…

 

Silicon Labs digital UV sensors win UBM Canon ACE Award

Silicon Labs announced that its Si1132 and Si114x ultraviolet (UV) index sensor family has received an award in the “sensors”…

 

American Express considering facial recognition technology

American Express Co. is testing both facial recognition and wearable technology to potentially integrate into its mobile apps in an…

 

EgisTec discusses their EH570 fingerprint touch sensor

Egis Technology, a Taiwan-based firm that specializes in biometrics, demonstrated its newest fingerprint IC sensor, which it claims to be…

 

Biometrics combined with big data will impact the healthcare industry

Biometric sensors embedded in smartphones combined with big data could potentially impact the entire healthcare industry in the future, said…

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