CES 2016

Letv Biometric Smartphone Dubbed “Best of CES 2016”

Letv Biometric Smartphone Dubbed “Best of CES 2016”

Android Authority has named Letv’s Le Max Pro smartphone the “Best of CES 2016”. It’s a considerable win for the company, given that it isn’t yet a household name around the world as a smartphone maker and this was its Consumer Electronics Show debut. Commenting on the accolade in a statement, Letv SVP Eric Mike said the…

News Roundup: Biometrics at CES 2016

News Roundup: Biometrics at CES 2016

Last week at FindBiometrics we turned our gaze to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where biometrics proved to have a substantial presence in mobility, Internet of Things and wearable tech. We featured a guest post on the topic of disruption in the financial sector while border control and healthcare rounded out the…

ZTE’s Multimodal Biometric Smartphones Lauded by IDG

ZTE’s Multimodal Biometric Smartphones Lauded by IDG

ZTE Mobile Devices has won four awards in the International Data Group (IDG)’s Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. It won in the categories of Top 10 Brands from China, Global Top 50 CE Brands, Global Smart Phones Top 10, and Global Connected Devices Top 10. Commenting on…

IDEX Showcases Range of Fingerprint Sensor Products at CES

IDEX Showcases Range of Fingerprint Sensor Products at CES

“At CES, IDEX has also been keen to highlight its off-chip sensor solution, which has already been embraced by Wide Touch Technology Holding Ltd. via an order placed last September.” IDEX ASA has been busy at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company is demonstrating its full range of fingerprint sensor technology at the event, and…

Identilock Secures Guns with Biometric Scanner

Identilock Secures Guns with Biometric Scanner

A new firearm safety device is being demonstrated at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Called Identilock, it lets gun owners lock their firearms using biometrics. Identilock is a device that attaches to a firearm at the region surrounding its trigger, and uses a fingerprint scanner for access control. To get access to a weapon, a…

Qualcomm Demos Smart Home Platform, Voice Biometics

Qualcomm Demos Smart Home Platform, Voice Biometics

Qualcomm is showing off an Internet of Things platform for the smart home at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company’s Smart Home Reference Platform is designed around Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 212 processor, and the company says it offers a range of capabilities suited to smart home applications. For example, it features hi-fi audio offering 24-bit, 192…

Valencell Previews Optical Blood Pressure Tech at CES

Valencell Previews Optical Blood Pressure Tech at CES

Valencell is showing off a groundbreaking new means of assessing blood pressure at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company is demonstrating a solution that uses optical biometric sensors to measure and estimate blood pressure without any need for the traditional blood pressure cuff. It’s a system that the company is still developing, but it’s…

Keeping Drivers Safe With Pupil Biometrics

Keeping Drivers Safe With Pupil Biometrics

A new automotive system is aiming to keep drivers and their passengers safe by monitoring drivers’ pupil biometrics. Developed by Harman International Industries, the system analyzes the driver’s pupil dilation to determine levels of tiredness or distraction. When a driver does appear to be very tired or suffering from a “high cognitive load”, the system…

OMsignal Announces Biometric Bra

OMsignal Announces Biometric Bra

Wearable tech apparel developer OMsignal has announced two major new offerings. The first is OMbra, a sports bra featuring stretchable fabric and antimicrobial meshing. More importantly, it features biometric sensors designed to work with the company’s other major new offering: OMrun, a running platform designed to capture metrics like heart rate, cadence, running economy, fatigue,…

Tobii to Demo Eye Tracking Gaming at CES 2016

Tobii to Demo Eye Tracking Gaming at CES 2016

Tobii Tech is aiming to raise some eyebrows at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with some major integrations of its eye tracking technology. Perhaps the most high-profile such integration will be into a major video game franchise. Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will leverage Tobii’s eye-tracking technology to let players aim weapons in the game simply by…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP Sales, SecuGen

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP Sales, SecuGen

SecuGen, a biometrics company specializing in optical fingerprint technology, has been making headlines recently with the launch of its latest Biometric Development Platform, Unity BDP. The platform, slated for release this quarter (Q1 2016), is modular by design and incorporates a Linux infrastructure along with a FAP 20 fingerprint sensor. Just last week, SecuGen announced…

SecuGen Announces UN20 Serial OEM Sensor

SecuGen Announces UN20 Serial OEM Sensor

Optical fingerprint technology vendor SecuGen has announced the first product in its recently announced Unity Biometric Development Platform (BDP) family: the UN Serial OEM sensor. It is slated for release in Q1 of 2016 and will be demonstrated at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 6 to 9. Commenting on…

Natural ID Biometrics Among Synaptics’ CES 2016 Lineup

Natural ID Biometrics Among Synaptics’ CES 2016 Lineup

Synaptics is going to show off a number of its innovations at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. For one thing, the user interface developer will show off its ClearForce technology, which can detect the pressure with which users’ press on a touchscreen, similar to Apple’s 3D Touch system. And it’s going…

SecuGen to Showcase Unity BDP at CES 2016

SecuGen to Showcase Unity BDP at CES 2016

SecuGen‘s new biometric development platform is going to be showcased at the next Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. Called Unity BDP, the platform is designed to allow companies to easily integrate biometric capabilities to their own offerings. It’s an all-in-one development kit featuring a FAP 20 certified fingerprint sensor, a 1 GHz processor,…

Olea Announces Vital Biometrics Lineup for CES

Olea Announces Vital Biometrics Lineup for CES

Sensor and analytics solutions developer Olea Sensor Networks is planning to show off its latest offerings at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the company has announced. In particular, the company will be showcasing its OS-3005, OS-3008, and OleaVision Life Presence solutions. They’re innovative offerings. The OS-3005 is a small, card-sized cardiac sensor designed to…

Goodix Anticipates Growth with Fingerprint Efforts

Goodix Anticipates Growth with Fingerprint Efforts

“Given these prospects and Goodix’s prestigious CES 2016 awards, there appears to be good reason for the company’s plans for growth.” China-based user interface developer Goodix expects major growth over the next year, the company has announced. While the company says it is working to meet rising demand for pressure-sensitive touchscreen solutions, much of its…

Goodix Wins Two Innovation Awards Ahead of CES 2016

Goodix Wins Two Innovation Awards Ahead of CES 2016

China-based user interface developer Goodix has won two major awards ahead of the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Its Touch Screen Enables Sharing Through Screen Itself system and its Invisible Touch Fingerprint Sensor have both won International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 Innovation Awards in the Embedded Technologies category. Goodix’s Touch Screen Enables Sharing Through Screen Itself system lives up to…