HealthCare

Valencell Sensor System Measures Blood Pressure for Hearables/Wearables

Valencell Sensor System Measures Blood Pressure for Hearables/Wearables

US-based biometric technology company Valencell announced at CES 2020 this week that it has developed a new blood pressure (BP) sensor system that can be integrated into hearable and wearable tech. The new system was developed in partnership with Sonion — a Danish company that specializes in the manufacturing of microacoustic and micromechanical components —…

CyberLink Facial Recognition Engine Integrated with iMEdtac’s Automatic Dispensing Cabinet

CyberLink Facial Recognition Engine Integrated with iMEdtac’s Automatic Dispensing Cabinet

AI and facial recognition company CyberLink and Taiwan-based iMedtac have announced a partnership that will see Cyberlink’s FaceMe artificial intelligence-driven facial recognition integrated with iMedtac’s Automatic Dispensing Cabinet (ADC), providing enhanced security. iMedtac’s is integrated into its iHospital medical services platform, billed as part of the AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things). To enhance the protection…

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

The computer vision specialist VSBLTY is moving forward with a two-month pilot program in collaboration with Canada’s Pure Integrative Pharmacy. Pure currently operates 16 pharmacies in British Columbia as part of the broader Overwaitea Food Group. The pilot will leverage VSBLTY’s VisionCaptor and DataCaptor software in an effort to boost customer engagement. The pharmacy is…

ID Talk Podcast: Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics

ID Talk Podcast: Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics

November was Biometric Smart Cards Month at our sibling site Mobile ID World, so on the latest episode of the ID Talk Podcast, host Peter Counter spoke with David Orme, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IDEX Biometrics, about the misconceptions around biometric payment cards. IDEX Biometrics is completely focused on developing useful,…

This Week’s Top Stories: Mobile Biometrics, Startup Funding, Wearables, and More

This Week’s Top Stories: Mobile Biometrics, Startup Funding, Wearables, and More

The biometrics industry spans across a number of technologies, sectors, and verticals, and this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top articles once again runs the gamut. If there is one dominant theme in this week’s roster, it may be mobile biometrics, which feature heavily in two of FindBiometrics’ most-read articles. One was our latest in-depth feature…

Sonde Health Receives Patent for Voice-Based Diagnostic Solution

Sonde Health Receives Patent for Voice-Based Diagnostic Solution

Sonde Health has received a patent for its voice-based diagnostic tech, which uses vocal biomarkers to help doctors and patients make more informed healthcare decisions. The Sonde platform essentially functions as an advance warning system, analyzing short speech segments to spot vocal anomalies that could point to a more serious medical issue. Though not a…

Elektra Labs Announces $2.9M in Seed Funding, New Atlas Platform

Elektra Labs Announces $2.9M in Seed Funding, New Atlas Platform

Elektra Labs, a healthcare security company, recently announced a $2.9 million seed funding round led by Maverick Ventures, along with the launch of Atlas, a platform for cataloging connected monitoring technologies. Atlas aims to simplify the evaluation of biometric tracking tools — fitness trackers and other medical tech wearables, for example — for clinical use…

Mastercard Uses Biometrics and AI to Fight Healthcare Fraud

Mastercard Uses Biometrics and AI to Fight Healthcare Fraud

Biometrics News – Healthcare Biometrics Mastercard has released a collection of security and anti-fraud products designed specifically for healthcare organizations. The portfolio has been dubbed Mastercard Healthcare Solutions, and includes technology that will cover everything from new customer enrollment to final payment schedules.  To that end, the platform leverages biometrics and behavioral analytics to verify…

FacePhi Leaps into Healthcare Biometrics with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

FacePhi Leaps into Healthcare Biometrics with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

“It is a breakthrough in our business strategy, since we are entering a new sector in which we had no presence before.” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi Spain-based biometric authentication specialist FacePhi has made its first big leap beyond the financial services sector, announcing that a new partnership with Swiss Medical Group has brought it…

Nuance Q3 to Arrive on Heels of Important Business Developments

Nuance Q3 to Arrive on Heels of Important Business Developments

Nuance Communications will publish its third quarter results for 2019 on Wednesday, August 7th, the company has announced. The results will be issued after market close, and will come alongside a copy of prepared remarks for shareholders. The results will follow an important corporate development, with Nuance having announced in June that it had established…

LexisNexis Survey Finds Healthcare Providers Overestimate Their Security

LexisNexis Survey Finds Healthcare Providers Overestimate Their Security

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has published a new report on The State of Patient Identity Management after polling more than 100 healthcare professionals about their cybersecurity practices. Carried out in collaboration with the Information Security Media Group (ISMG), the survey revealed that many healthcare providers may be overconfident about their organization’s ability to protect their patients’…

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata has announced that its Confirm ID prescription solution is now compatible with the Google Chrome browser. The news will make Confirm ID more accessible for users of MEDITECH EHR software, thereby making it easier to comply with DEA requirements for the electronic prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS). “EPCS has significant benefits for addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, improving…

Standardized Data Practices and Biometrics Can Solve Health Records Challenges

Standardized Data Practices and Biometrics Can Solve Health Records Challenges

‘The goal is to improve interoperability so doctors will have safe access to any patient’s medical records – even if those records are stored in another clinic…’ NextGate has weighed in on the subject of patient matching in two separate letters sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of…

Nuance Show Enterprise ‘Overachievement’ in Q2 Update

Nuance Show Enterprise ‘Overachievement’ in Q2 Update

“…Nuance emphasized that its performance exceeded the expectations of its leadership in terms of margins and earnings per share, and delivered revenues at the high end of its guidance range.” Nuance Communications has issued its results for the second quarter of 2019, illustrating a stronger than expected performance in certain areas. Effective October 1st of…

NEC and Nagasaki University Launch Biometric Health Program in Kenya

NEC and Nagasaki University Launch Biometric Health Program in Kenya

NEC Corporation has joined forces with Nagasaki University to promote public health in Kenya. With the university’s Graduate School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health Studies currently being a partner of the Kenya Central Institute of Medicine, NEC has signed on for a new trial program that will study the impact of biometric authentication on…

Aflac Japan and Nok Nok Use Biometric Authentication for Insurance Claims

Aflac Japan and Nok Nok Use Biometric Authentication for Insurance Claims

Cancer patients in Japan should have an easier time getting reimbursed for treatments thanks to a new agreement between Nok Nok Labs, Fujitsu, and Aflac Japan. Specifically, Aflac, which was the first insurance provider in the country to offer cancer insurance, has adopted the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite, which is being deployed by Fuijitsu…

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