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BioLock Brings ECG Authentication to Vehicles

Tech solutions provider SoftServe has announced a new system designed to use biometrics to authenticate and monitor the health of a vehicle’s driver. It’s called BioLock, and it operates through an electrocardiogram sensor embedded in the steering wheel. The ECG sensor tracks electrical signals from the user’s heart activity and transmits them to connected mobile…

Microsoft Enables Wearables Authentication for Windows 10

Microsoft Enables Wearables Authentication for Windows 10

Microsoft developers are working to integrate wearables into Windows 10’s Windows Hello security system, with the aim of letting users perform actions such as unlocking their PCs via the Microsoft Band and other such devices. The news comes by way of Computex, where Microsoft representatives explained how updates to the company’s Companion Device Framework will…

BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

Entertech Systems and Nymi have banded together to develop a new kind of biometric access control system. Nymi’s cardiac-based authentication wristband has essentially been integrated into Entertech’s BioConnect access control platform, allowing authorized personnel to access protected areas with the flick of a wrist. Nymi’s signature product, the Nymi Band, uses the company’s HeartID biometric…

Samsung Aims For Biosignal Authentication

Samsung Aims For Biosignal Authentication

Samsung has filed a patent for a method of multi-factor biometric user authentication on a smartwatch, reports Jack Purcher on Patently Mobile. The method is surprisingly elaborate, using a two-tiered security system, and will play an important role in securing mobile commerce and payment transactions via the device, among other functions. Essentially, the system looks…