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CES on the Hill to Look at Fitness Bands, Ears

CES on the Hill to Look at Fitness Bands, Ears

CES on the Hill returned today. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), CES on the Hill is an event at the US capital that seeks to connect technology leaders with the nation’s politicians, administrators, and media. Organizers say that this year’s event is placing a primary focus on 4K Ultra HD, 3D printing, drones, accessibility,…

Zwipe Joins aptiQ Alliance Program

Zwipe Joins aptiQ Alliance Program

Zwipe, a biometrics company specializing in fingerprint scanning smart cards, has joined the aptiQ Alliance Program, a global coalition of companies that has embraced aptiQ smart card security. As part of the group, Zwipe is now in a position to provide biometric authorization for users of aptiQ card readers, which are made by Allegion. In a…

IoT: The Internet of Change

IoT: The Internet of Change

How The Internet of Things Is Changing The Identity Conversation The conversation around identity is changing quickly in terms of mobility thanks to the rising interest in the Internet of Things and connectivity in general. So far, 2015 has been host to a number of big announcements and major presentations at global technology events that have…

New Jeep to Pioneer Iris Scanning Driver Authentication

New Jeep to Pioneer Iris Scanning Driver Authentication

The 2015 Jeep Wrangler will be the first commercially-available automobile to incorporate the EyeLock ID iris scanning authentication system. The integration is the product of a partnership with VOXX Electronics Corporation, which teamed with EyeLock last year to develop myris, a USB iris scanning device that recently won accolades at the 2015 CES Innovation Awards.…

DERMALOG Showcases Range of Biometric Tech at CeBIT

DERMALOG Showcases Range of Biometric Tech at CeBIT

Germany-based biometrics developer DERMALOG is showing off its wares at the CeBIT conference on IT and digital business. The company is keen to show off its newest product, a fully-automated biometric eGate, but it also displaying some other notable technological offerings. DERMALOG’s BiometricGate is the company’s latest product. The system uses 3D facial recognition technology…

New Ultrasonic System Maps Fingerprints in 3D

New Ultrasonic System Maps Fingerprints in 3D

Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled its newest fingerprint scanning technology, which it called “the latest in cutting-edge biometric fingerprint authentication”. Called the Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID, the new system uses ultrasonic technology to get a 3D image of a fingerprint. The new system works by using high-frequency sound waves to develop a high-quality fingerprint image from…

EyeLock Appoints New Senior VP Of Mobile and Wearables

EyeLock Appoints New Senior VP Of Mobile and Wearables

Iris recognition company EyeLock announced today that it has appointed a new senior vice president of Mobile and Wearables: Steve Gerber. In this new role, Gerber will be responsible for leading the development of mobile platforms and wearable solutions that leverage EyeLcoks’ biometric iris recognition technology. Iris recognition has been a popular topic in the…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Products, Projections and Partners

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Products, Projections and Partners

This week our sister site FindBiometrics underwent some major changes, launching its rebranded image and sparking some critical conversations in identity management. Here at Mobile ID World we reported on how mobility and next generation identity management is affecting everything from law enforcement to 3D printed cars. Here’s a look at the top news stories…

EyeLock Iris-Scanning Tech to be Embedded in 3D-Printed Car

EyeLock Iris-Scanning Tech to be Embedded in 3D-Printed Car

Ocular biometrics developer EyeLock has announced that it will be undertaking a novel marketing exercise, integrating its iris-scanning authentication technology into a 3D printed car. The EyeLock ID technology will be embedded directly in the automobile, which is being developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the car will be on…

Sonavation Unveils New 3D Ultrasound Fingerprint Scanner

Sonavation Unveils New 3D Ultrasound Fingerprint Scanner

Biometric technology developer Sonavation has announced the release of a new finger-scanning authentication device called the IDKEY. The device uses 3D biometric ultrasound surface scan technology, producing what the company calls a “virtually unspoofable” fingerprint scan. The small device can be connected to mobile and browser applications via USB, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi, and features NFC…

Vital Biometrics Month: Three Crazy Uses For Vital Biometrics

Vital Biometrics Month: Three Crazy Uses For Vital Biometrics

Last week as part of Vital Biometrics Month we took a look at how our unique signs of life can be used as authenticators and how that idea can lead to exciting innovations in payments and access control. Vital biometrics are a unique modality, though, in that their range of application reaches beyond authentication and…

Tip.ly Facial Recognition Feature to Gratify Service Industry Professionals

Tip.ly Facial Recognition Feature to Gratify Service Industry Professionals

Peer-to-peer tip payment service Tip.ly has officially launched, having debuted at this week’s Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas. The company’s platform uses biometric technology to allow peer-to-peer payment for tipping service industry professionals. Here’s how it works: When users want to tip their servers, the service automatically looks for nearby service professionals who have signed…

Wearable Tech Helps DJs Know Their Crowd

Wearable Tech Helps DJs Know Their Crowd

Wearable technology and biometrics usually collide over one thing: a user’s vital measurements. The benefits manifest themselves in a number of ways. Athletic users wanting to better track their fitness have accurate ways to measure their performance during a workout, explorers and astronauts can better understand their sleep patterns, and now, thanks to Rana June,…