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CES 2020: Kwikset Announces New Biometric Smart Lock

CES 2020: Kwikset Announces New Biometric Smart Lock

With this year’s Consumer Electronics Show now underway in Las Vegas, another smart lock contender has entered the ring. Kwikset has announced a new offering in its line of wifi-enabled Smart Locks, the Halo Touch. This device is differentiated from its other smart lock offerings through its use of biometric authentication, with the Halo Touch…

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

“The company is evidently keen to get consumers familiar with this kind of biometric technology as smart and connected cars get an increasing number of sophisticated IT components.” Biometric driver authentication will be among the technologies showcased by Gentex at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. The system revolves around iris recognition,…

Swann Unveils New Security Cameras and Doorbells with Face Recognition Capabilities

Swann Unveils New Security Cameras and Doorbells with Face Recognition Capabilities

The home security specialist Swann is showcasing a pair of new security cameras at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. The first is a standard Wire-Free Security Camera, and the second is a Wi-Fi Security Tracker Camera that received a CES 2020 Innovation Award. Swann is displaying a wireless video doorbell in addition to…

Tapplock Brings New Fingerprint Lock Accessories to CES

Tapplock Brings New Fingerprint Lock Accessories to CES

Tapplock is demoing a handful of new accessories at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. The accessories are designed primarily for the company’s enterprise level clients. The highlight is the Tapplock box 2.0, which takes advantage of Bluetooth technology to make it easier for companies to enroll new fingerprints in its enterprise software platform.…

AuthenTrend Brings FIDO-Certified Fingerprint Solutions to CES 2020

AuthenTrend Brings FIDO-Certified Fingerprint Solutions to CES 2020

AuthenTrend has announced that it will be one of the Taiwanese startups showcasing its wares at the Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) at CES 2020. The company is best known for its fingerprint-enabled security keys, which have primarily been leveraged for identity and access management and are intended as a more secure alternative to passwords. “Our…

CyberLink to Showcase FaceMe at CES 2020

CyberLink to Showcase FaceMe at CES 2020

CyberLink has announced that it will be highlighting FaceMe facial recognition for guests at next month’s CES event in January. Those interested in getting a look at the platform will be able to do so at the CyberLink booth (#25555) in Hall South 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The FaceMe platform first debuted…

Isorg ‘On-Display’ Solution Can Scan Four Fingerprints at Once

Isorg ‘On-Display’ Solution Can Scan Four Fingerprints at Once

The fingerprint biometrics specialist Isorg has announced that it will be demoing its full-screen Fingerprint-on-Display (FoD) module at CES 2020 in January. The multi-finger system has been built specifically for smartphones, and can authenticate users based on as many as four fingerprints at the same time. The module itself is 0.3mm thick, making it easy…

New Smart Doorbell Identifies Familiar Faces

New Smart Doorbell Identifies Familiar Faces

Another player has entered the ‘smart doorbell’ market: Tuya Smart, a firm with offices in Guangdong, Hangzhou, and California, has taken the occasion of CES 2019 to announce its AI Video Doorbell. The doorbell uses a built-in camera to identify familiar faces that have been added to a ‘whitelist’ of authorized visitors, and can send…

Delta CEO Highlights Tech Innovation at CES 2019

Delta CEO Highlights Tech Innovation at CES 2019

“Delta is also helping to lead the charge for airport biometrics.” With a role in a keynote address of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian took the opportunity to highlight his company’s use of innovative technologies to serve travelers. Sharing the stage with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty,…

Visteon, Tencent Team Up On Biometric Tech for Electric Cars

Visteon, Tencent Team Up On Biometric Tech for Electric Cars

A new partnership between an American vehicle cockpit electronics supplier and a major Chinese conglomerate is poised to see the development of sophisticated biometric technologies for autonomous cars. One of the key players in the agreement is Michigan-based Visteon, which recently showcased facial recognition and gaze-tracking technologies for consumer vehicles at last autumn’s Electric Vehicle…

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

“Based on iris recognition, the system is designed to be embedded into a mirror, and to automatically identify a driver with just a glance.” Gentex is once again showcasing cutting-edge connected car technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Among its new offerings is HomeLink Connect, a mobile app that’s designed to pair with a…

CES 2019: Pindrop Announces Expansion Beyond the Call Center

CES 2019: Pindrop Announces Expansion Beyond the Call Center

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019) is a big one for Pindrop, which has taken the opportunity to announce its expansion beyond the call center market. The company’s flagship solution has thus far been aimed primarily at delivering anti-fraud security to call centers, combining voice recognition with the analysis of metadata associated with inbound…

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…

EyeLock Looks to the Police Car as Latest Vehicle for Iris Authentication Tech

EyeLock Looks to the Police Car as Latest Vehicle for Iris Authentication Tech

“In addition to its biometric technology, the Smart Rear View Mirror platform also features the kind of 360-degree HD recording that 360fly is known for…” A partnership with action camera specialist 360fly is aimed at bringing EyeLock‘s biometric technology to police cars. The companies have collaborated on a new ‘Smart Rear View Mirror’ solution that…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP of Sales, SecuGen [CES 2019]

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP of Sales, SecuGen [CES 2019]

Over the course of the mobile biometrics boom of the last several years, a number of fingerprint sensor specialists have sought out new and growing market opportunities in the commercial sector. A range of OEMs and consumer tech brands have looked to biometric technologies to offer innovative new solutions, not only in smartphones but in…

BIO-key to Unveil New Biometric Locks at CES 2019

BIO-key to Unveil New Biometric Locks at CES 2019

“… BIO-key has announced new TouchLock Carabiner locks offering extra-tough security for bikes, scooters, and motorcycles; and a ‘Smart Commercial Lock’ solution called the SCL System, which is meant for industrial and commercial use.” With the year’s biggest show in consumer technology about to get underway, BIO-key is preparing to debut its latest biometric lock…

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Gentex technology is once again being used in a futuristic new vehicle concept from Rinspeed. Called the ‘microSNAP’, the new vehicle is a reconfiguration of the Snap concept announced ahead of last year’s Consumer Electronics Show. That vehicle concept revolved around the idea of enabling autonomous flatbed-like chassis to connect with stationary passenger pods, picking…

CyberLink to Highlight Retail Applications of Face Biometrics Tech at CES 2019

CyberLink to Highlight Retail Applications of Face Biometrics Tech at CES 2019

Taiwan-based CyberLink is aiming to elevate its profile with plans to showcase its facial recognition technology at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The company says its FaceMe biometric engine, which recently delivered a solid performance in the MegaFace Challenge, boasts of a 98.41 percent True Acceptance Rate and a False Acceptance…

CES 2019 to See Return of SecuGen’s Hamster Pro 10

CES 2019 to See Return of SecuGen’s Hamster Pro 10

“Boasting of FIPS 201 PIV and Mobile ID FAP 10 certification, the fingerprint reader has an extremely small form factor.” In just about a month, SecuGen‘s Hamster Pro 10 will make its return to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The fingerprint reader made its debut there a year ago, and still remains an…

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