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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about wearables. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding wearables. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Biometrics firm Valencell files patent infringement suit against Apple, Fitbit over heart rate sensor technology

On Monday, Valencell filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina…

 

Synaptics to showcase updated Human Interface technology at CES

Synaptics will preview their updated Human Interface technology at the upcoming CES exhibition in January focusing on solutions based on…

 

Valencell’s pre-packaged biometric sensor system offers “plug-and-play” integration for wrist and arm wearables

Valencell has launched BioPack, a pre-packaged biometric sensor system that incorporates Valencell’s PerformTek biometric technology for immediate integration in wrist…

 

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”…

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