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Mastercard study shows biometric payments strongly supported by Africans

Research by Mastercard has revealed growing interest among African consumers for new payment methods using biometric systems, digital wallets, wearables,…

 

Oura raises $100M, Sencure $1.8M in busy biometric wearables market

Oura secures the headline figure, but Sencure has also raised funding to develop its wearable biometrics for health monitoring, as…

 

Microsoft and Samsung show work on health biometrics in patent filings

A patent application from Microsoft describing emotion detection by a biometric health monitoring system based on information gathered by wearables,…

 

Apple Watch biometric readings for COVID detection investigated

Apple has partnered with researchers from the University of Washington (UW) to explore how the Apple Watch could help predict…

 

Open-source, Arduino-based wearable biometric sensor EmotiBit meets Kickstarter goal

EmotiBit wearable sensor module A new biometric, wearable sensor module based on Arduino is now available on Kickstarter. Dubbed EmotiBit,…

 

Young Frankensteins: Biometric authentication with electrical muscle stimulation

University of Chicago researchers have come up with the most improbable (so far) biometric method of authenticating someone’s identity —…

 

Biometric data for music, game personalization draws controversy, research

Demand for user-centric experiences is driving a boom in personalization across industries, including with biometrics. Spotify’s proposed voice biometrics-guided music…

 

Apple exploring mobile digital ID and wearable authentication tech

Two new patent filings signal that Apple is venturing into mobile device-embedded digital ID as well as wearable devices that…

 

Biometric wearables, health passes implemented to prevent COVID-19 spread

Biometric technologies for COVID-19 spread prevention have been introduced by CyberLink with a FaceMe update, a Canadian startup, and Tiger…

 

Healthcare digitization an emerging biometric scanning software market driver, report says

The biometric scanning software market is expected to grow at a strong 10.48 percent compound annual growth rate from 2021…

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