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Biometric Padlock Exceeds Crowdfunding Goal

Biometric Padlock Exceeds Crowdfunding Goal

There’s a new crowdfunded biometric security solution for consumers. Called TappLock, it’s essentially a padlock that uses a fingerprint sensor instead of a combination mechanism. There are actually two devices in the TappLock line: The flagship TappLock, and the lightweight TappLock Lite for travelers. The devices’ makers say that the scanning and unlocking process takes just…

Odyxa Crowdfunding Fingerprint USB Key

Odyxa Crowdfunding Fingerprint USB Key

A new USB security key aims to bring biometric access control to website logins. Called OdyOne, the device is being developed by Odyxa, with a crowdfunding campaign underway. It’s essentially a portable, USB fingerprint reader with a 32GB hard drive. By integrating its biometric access control with the various passwords used to sign in to…

Kickstarter Campaign Raises Funds for Biometric Bike Lock

Kickstarter Campaign Raises Funds for Biometric Bike Lock

A pair of engineers based in San Francisco have designed a biometric bike lock and are currently raising funds for its production on Kickstarter. Called Grasp, the device is pretty much what it sounds like. Adhering to the U shape common to many commercial bike locks, the one developed by Sarb Singh and Samson Berhane stands out…