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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…

SecuGen to Showcase Ultra-Thin Sensor at CES 2019

SecuGen to Showcase Ultra-Thin Sensor at CES 2019

“SecuGen says the U10 is one of the smallest fingerprint sensors on the market, at less than 13mm thin, allowing it to be easily integrated into a wide range of hardware devices, from handhelds to ATMs. “ A year after its debut, SecuGen‘s U10 fingerprint sensor will return to the Consumer Electronics Show. The optical…

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…

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