cardiac biometrics

Rockwell Automation Teams With Nymi For Wearable Biometric Authentication

Rockwell Automation Teams With Nymi For Wearable Biometric Authentication

Nymi is teaming up with Rockwell Automation to bring secure biometric authentication to the latter’s ThinManager platform. Rockwell will specifically be incorporating the Nymi band, a wearable device that is able to verify the identities of users based on unique cardiac biometrics. ThinManager, meanwhile, is a Remote Desktop Server software management suite designed for modern…

Nymi Partners with Systec & Solutions for Biometric Cleanroom Access Control

Nymi Partners with Systec & Solutions for Biometric Cleanroom Access Control

“The Systec readers will be able to verify the identities of employees using the biometric information stored in the Band, so employees will be able to gain access to corporate cleanrooms without touching a keypad and dirtying their hands…” Nymi has partnered with Systec & Solutions to make its biometric authentication technology more appealing to…

Apple Watch’s ECG Biometrics Come to Hong Kong and Europe

Apple Watch’s ECG Biometrics Come to Hong Kong and Europe

“While the ECG capability is itself a significant technological advancement, it’s possible that the underlying technology could eventually be leveraged for biometric authentication, since each individual’s cardiac data is unique.” The Apple Watch’s electrocardiogram capability is now being rolled out in Europe and Hong Kong through a new software update. First unveiled along with Apple’s…

B-Secur Receives £4M Investment to Expand its HeartKey Operations

B-Secur Receives £4M Investment to Expand its HeartKey Operations

B-Secur has received £4M in additional funding from a group of UK and Irish investors that includes Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and Kernel Capital, both of which supported B-Secur’s previous funding round in 2017. The cardiac biometric company hopes to use the money to expand its business and secure new partnerships to capitalize on the success of…

B-Secur to Showcase Cardiac Biometric Authentication at ‘Digital Experience!’ Event

B-Secur to Showcase Cardiac Biometric Authentication at ‘Digital Experience!’ Event

“[HeartKey] is designed to confirm a user’s identity based on cardiac biometrics.” With this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019) about to get underway, B-Secur is seeking to get out front with a showcase of its cardiac biometrics technologies at a pre-show event. Organized by promoter Pepcom, the annual ‘Digital Experience!’ event is scheduled for…

ECG Biometrics Could Bring Strong Authentication to the Connected Car

ECG Biometrics Could Bring Strong Authentication to the Connected Car

“…the companies outlined a range of potential uses for such a system, including assessing driver alertness, administrating access control for vehicle features or ignition, customizing infotainment settings, and even authenticating online payments processed through the vehicle.” A new partnership could help to bring B-Secur‘s cardiac biometrics technology to the automotive sector: The company has teamed…

Nymi Solution Offers Big Benefits to Pharmaceutical Industry

Nymi Solution Offers Big Benefits to Pharmaceutical Industry

Fresh off of its showing at the Pharma MES & Process Minds conference in Berlin, Nymi is excited about its eponymous platform’s potential in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. As the company points out in a new blog post, the pharmaceutical industry is moving toward “Industry 4.0”, a phase of intense digitization. And in…

Cardiac Biometrics Specialist Gets £3.5 million in Funding

Cardiac Biometrics Specialist Gets £3.5 million in Funding

“B-Secur’s authentication technology is based on ECG measurements, allowing for user identification based on heartbeat biometrics.” Ireland-based cardiac biometrics specialist B-Secur has raised £3.5 million in funding from a syndicate of investors including Kernel Capital and Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), the company has announced. The support puts some big backing behind B-Secur. Kernel Capital’s Bank of…

Nymi Has Raised $15 Million USD in a Series B Funding Round

Nymi Has Raised $15 Million USD in a Series B Funding Round

Toronto-based Nymi has raised $15 million USD in a Series B funding round, the company has announced. Nymi has been seeking capital to back its ongoing efforts to develop and promote its Nymi Band, a wristband device designed to measure cardiac biometrics for the purpose of continuous authentication. The wearable device offers a number of applications,…

Nymi Highlights Enterprise, Industrial Applications of Biometric Wristband

Nymi Highlights Enterprise, Industrial Applications of Biometric Wristband

In a new blog post, Nymi is highlighting the business and industrial applications of its Nymi Band. The wristband device is designed to offer continuous authentication through cardiac biometrics, measuring the wearer’s pulse and using its unique rhythmic patterns for identification. Through a collaboration with Microsoft, Nymi has enabled such authentication for unlocking Windows 10…

Beyond The MacBook: 3 Places Consumers Still Need Biometrics

Beyond The MacBook: 3 Places Consumers Still Need Biometrics

Last week Apple finally brought Touch ID biometrics to its MacBook Pro, making good on longstanding rumors that the fingerprint scanning functionality was coming to the laptop in order to take advantage of Apple Pay on the web. The MacBook Pro isn’t the first laptop to feature an embedded fingerprint sensor – Lenovo has had…

Nymi Band Available In Early Access Program

Nymi Band Available In Early Access Program

Nymi has discontinued its Nymi Band Developer Kit and replaced it with the Early Access Program (EAP) for its device’s commercial release. The company’s wristband wearable device is designed to measure a user’s cardiac biometrics for authentication, since those pulse patterns can offer a profile unique to each user. The company has advertised the product’s…

Cardiac Biometrics Startup Nominated for FinTech Innovation Award

Cardiac Biometrics Startup Nominated for FinTech Innovation Award

Irish biometrics startup B-Secur has been nominated in the category of Best Innovation in Financial Services at this year’s Dot IE Net Visionary Awards, organized by the Irish Internet Association. The company specializes in cardiac biometrics for authentication applications and has secured strong financial backing from investors excited about its technology. In a profile from early…

NXP Tech Enables Access Control, mPayment Functionality for Nymi Band

NXP Tech Enables Access Control, mPayment Functionality for Nymi Band

Nymi has teamed up with NXP Semiconductors to show off the possibilities of its biometric wristband at this year’s RSA Conference. NXP is providing NFC and Secure Element components for the Nymi Band to allow for not only access control but mPayment functionality; moreover, access control applications range from physical access control like unlocking doors to…

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

More Than Your Prints Biometrics isn’t just about authentication, and that is especially true when it comes to healthcare. While, as we saw last week, biometrics based security can go a long way in improving operations and trust in clinics, physician offices and pharmacies, there are other applications that reach beyond proving your identity that…

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

“Goodix CEO David Zhang hinted at the company’s interest in cardiac biometrics and pressure sensor technology toward the end of last year, and indeed he promised a strong showing for MWC 2016.” Goodix plans to show off its complete line of touchscreen and fingerprint solutions at next week’s Mobile World Congress, including some innovative new…

B-Secur Banks on Cardiac Biometrics

B-Secur Banks on Cardiac Biometrics

A new startup is shopping its cardiac biometrics technology, and appears to be on pretty solid footing, according to a profile by John Kennedy in Silicon Republic. The Ireland-based B-Secur boasts of advanced ECG technology and solid financial backing. The company’s executives are keen to point out the difficulty of spoofing when it comes to…