eye-tracking

Neurobiometrics Specialist Now Scanning Thousands of Brains with Backing from Media, DoD

Neurobiometrics Specialist Now Scanning Thousands of Brains with Backing from Media, DoD

“Applying machine-learning AI to this and its other technologies, SPARK Neuro says it is continuously advancing its platform’s capability to measure attention and emotion as subjects are exposed to various media…” Neuroanalytics startup SPARK Neuro is on the ascent, heralding a brave new world for marketing and brain biometrics. The New York-based company, founded in…

NEC and Macromill Team Up to Offer Better Market Analytics with Biometrics and AI

NEC and Macromill Team Up to Offer Better Market Analytics with Biometrics and AI

NEC and Macromill are launching a new consumer insight marketing service that will help retailers make better product and marketing decisions based on information that can’t be picked up from a traditional customer survey. The service will be delivered via Macromill’s D-Profile AI analytics tool, using more robust data sets that are developed with the…

Machine Vision Doesn’t Stop at Facial Recognition

Machine Vision Doesn’t Stop at Facial Recognition

Among the tech world buzzwords that are currently being tossed around like confetti – “blockchain”, “neural network”, “the IoT” – “machine vision” is perhaps the most straightforward. It really means just that: The ability of a machine to see. It’s a branch of artificial intelligence that has become increasingly prominent in recent months and years,…

Can This Biometric System ‘Cure’ Drowsy Driving?

Can This Biometric System ‘Cure’ Drowsy Driving?

“The camera system is designed to scan the driver’s facial and eye movements for signs of drowsiness…” Hyundai Mobis has announced a new biometric system for smart cars that could save lives. It revolves around an infrared camera that can be installed unobtrusively within the vehicle. The camera system is designed to scan the driver’s…

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Jumio won some early acclaim last year after it integrated facial recognition into its Netverify identity verification platform, but it’s in the months since it combined this technology with document verification earlier this year that Jumio’s success has really skyrocketed. The platform has seen numerous integrations and won industry acclaim, and Jumio’s latest quarterly update…

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Jumio With Entrepreneurship Award

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Jumio With Entrepreneurship Award

“…Jumio noted that it doubled its sales in the first half of the year, and that its Netverify platform is now being used to verify almost 200,000 users each day.” Frost & Sullivan has named Jumio the 2017 North American Entrepreneurial Company of the Year for the Biometric Security Solutions Industry. Detailing the company in…

Jumio Saw 87 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Sales for Q2

Jumio Saw 87 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Sales for Q2

Jumio saw an 87 percent year-over-year increase in sales for Q2, the company has announced. In a statement, Jumio attributed the jump primarily to its activities in the financial services sector, especially with respect to “large sales to major US banks, cryptocurrency exchanges, and payment platforms.” Jumio’s solution, which leverages facial recognition, eye tracking, and…

Jumio’s Netverify To Verify Identities of Plynk Users

Jumio’s Netverify To Verify Identities of Plynk Users

Jumio‘s Trusted Identity as a Service platform, Netverify, will be used to verify users of Plynk, a new peer-to-peer money transfer mobile app based in Europe. Netverify uses a combination of document reading and facial recognition via mobile device cameras in order to verify the identities of end users; it also recently acquired an eye…

Jumio’s Netverify Gets Eye-Tracking Upgrade

Jumio’s Netverify Gets Eye-Tracking Upgrade

“Jumio has reported significant success with its Netverify platform, asserting that its annual recurring revenue jumped 47 percent year over year in its 2017 Q1 update.” Jumio has added an eye-tracking feature to its Netverify Trusted Identity as a Service platform. The platform offers user authentication based on a combination of facial recognition and document…

Tobii Pitches Eye-Tracking Tech for the Lab

Tobii Pitches Eye-Tracking Tech for the Lab

Tobii Pro has announced two new eye-tracking research tools. Called Tobii Pro Spectrum and Tobii Pro Lab, they essentially form one platform, with the former being the hardware and the latter being the software. Tobii Pro says they can track eye movements at up to 600 Hz without impeding head movements, and can capture as many…

Gaming Laptop Uses Biometrics for Contactless UX

Gaming Laptop Uses Biometrics for Contactless UX

PC gaming electronics specialist Alienware has announced a new notebook that features eye-tracking technology from Tobii Tech. It’s called the Alienware 17, and there are a number of ways in which it takes advantage of the technology. One is a function called ‘Wake on Gaze’, which brings the notebook out of sleep mode when the…

Eye-Tracking Solution Has VR, AR Applications

Eye-Tracking Solution Has VR, AR Applications

A new eye biometrics solution is seeking to shape the way users will interact with head mounted display (HMD) devices. Developed by Eyefluence, the iUi system tracks users’ eye movements to enable user interaction. The company has been testing the system with a small group of users, and is reporting very positive feedback, asserting in…

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…

Tobii Tech Announces Windows Hello Support for Eye-Tracking Tech

Tobii Tech Announces Windows Hello Support for Eye-Tracking Tech

Eye-tracking technology developer Tobii Tech has announced that its platforms now support Windows Hello facial recognition. At the moment, that makes Tobii the only company with eye-tracking platforms that support the biometric security system. In a statement announcing the support, the company asserted that its technology improves Windows Hello’s capability to perform facial recognition in…

Ford To Improve Driver Experience With Biometrics

Ford To Improve Driver Experience With Biometrics

Ford Motor Company has announced that it is using advanced technology to design its vehicle interiors, including eye-tracking and other biometric technologies. Such an approach was taken with the recently revamped Ford GT interior, and will be taken beyond the automotive world in Ford-designed musical instruments, games, and even a racing sailboat, which will be…