biometric door locks

Fingerprints Partners with China-Based Door Lock Firms

Fingerprints Partners with China-Based Door Lock Firms

“The agreement appears to reflect Fingerprint Cards’ recent strategy of diversification with respect to the applications of its biometric technology.” New partnerships with two China-based firms open the door to smart lock integrations for Fingerprints‘ biometric technology. The Sweden-based company announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Synodata and Jianfeng. Both of…

Precise Biometrics Software Used in New Xiaomi Door Lock

Precise Biometrics Software Used in New Xiaomi Door Lock

Biometric software from Precise Biometrics is being used in a new door lock from Xiaomi. Called the Xiaomi Mijia Smart Door Lock, the device features Precise BioMatch Embedded fingerprint algorithm software. In a brief statement announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics noted that it “is not expected to have any substantial financial impact” in its business…

Xiaozhu Looks to Improve Lodger Experience With Facial Recognition

Xiaozhu Looks to Improve Lodger Experience With Facial Recognition

Xiaozhu, an Airbnb-like service based in China, has announced that it has brought in $300 million in its latest financing round, and will use part of the capital influx to develop smart home technology, which could involve biometrics. The funding round was led by Advantech Capital and Yunfeng Capital, a venture capital firm backed by…