IoT

Autonomous_ID Adds Denis R. Hebert to Chairman’s Advisory Board

Autonomous_ID Adds Denis R. Hebert to Chairman’s Advisory Board

Autonomous_ID, a developer of gait-based biometric identification systems, has announced that Denis R. Hebert has joined its Chairman’s Advisory Board. Hebert, who will join the Board as a principal advisor on biometric identity and access control systems, joins Autonomous_ID with decades of experience working in the industry. “I am honored to welcome Denis to the…

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

“The company is evidently keen to get consumers familiar with this kind of biometric technology as smart and connected cars get an increasing number of sophisticated IT components.” Biometric driver authentication will be among the technologies showcased by Gentex at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. The system revolves around iris recognition,…

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

Sensory, Inc. is a pioneer in AI-enhanced face, voice and speech recognition technologies, with biometric software that leverages advanced on-device machine learning. As we enter a new decade in identity, connectivity and mobility, the Sensory’s technology is set to have an even greater impact on how we interact with each other and our devices in…

Aware Puts Biometrics in the Driver’s Seat in New Automotive White Paper

Aware Puts Biometrics in the Driver’s Seat in New Automotive White Paper

“It’s a compelling case for bringing biometrics into the car, and given Aware’s expertise in the world of biometric authentication, it’s coming from an expert source.” As today’s cars get increasingly sophisticated on the technological and IT front, Aware Inc. wants to put biometric technology in the driver’s seat. The company has published a new…

International Security Conference Celebrates a Successful ISC East

International Security Conference Celebrates a Successful ISC East

The International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) is celebrating a successful ISC East event. ISC East ran from November 20 to 21 at the Javits Center in New York City, drawing more than 7,600 verified guests and representatives from upwards of 350 security brands. The guest figure represents a six percent increase over the 2018…

Panasonic Releases New Facial Recognition API in Japan

Panasonic Releases New Facial Recognition API in Japan

Panasonic has released an API version of its facial recognition solution. The API will make it easier for companies to integrate Panasonic’s facial recognition algorithm into their mobile apps, websites, and security networks, delivering facial recognition as a cloud-based service that exists as part of Panasonic’s broader μSockets B2B IoT platform. According to Panasonic, the…

Fingerprint Cards Touts New Biometric Module’s IoT Applications

Fingerprint Cards Touts New Biometric Module’s IoT Applications

“IoT is connecting the world around us, so the ways we access our homes and digital services need to keep up.” – Thomas Rex, SVP BL Smartcards, Automotive & Embedded, Fingerprints Fingerprint Cards has announced an updated version of its FPC-BM solution. Like its predecessor, the new FPC BM-Lite is a biometric module designed to…

Synaptics Brings on Dean Butler as New CFO

Synaptics Brings on Dean Butler as New CFO

The Synaptics C-suite transformation continues with the appointment of Dean Butler as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Butler joins the company only a few short months after Michael Hurlston took over as the new CEO, and inherits the position from interim CFO Kermit Nolan, who will officially step down on October 21. Butler previously…

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Biometrics News With its acquisition of Gemalto earlier this year, Thales has established a new “Digital Identity and Security” (DIS) business unit, and has laid out some lofty expectations for the division in a note to investors. According to Thales, the DIS unit comprises Gemalto as well as “a number of digital businesses previously assigned…

Synaptics Sets Date for First Quarterly Update Under New CEO

Synaptics Sets Date for First Quarterly Update Under New CEO

Synaptics has set a date for its next quarterly report: The update will be issued on November 7 after market close. The forthcoming corporate update will reflect the first quarter of Synaptics’ 2020 fiscal year, and will follow a Q4 2019 update in which the company reported lower than expected revenues of $295.1 million, just…

NEC Teams with Network Security Specialist

NEC Teams with Network Security Specialist

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition NEC Asia Pacific has teamed up with a US-based network security firm to help shore up the defenses of its smart city platform. The company has signed on as a reseller of BlackRidge’s cybersecurity solutions, with a focus on the latter’s TAC Identity Device. TAC-ID is a two-port, in-line network…

Biometric Smart Car Dashboard Part of Goodix’s Apsara IoT Showcase

Biometric Smart Car Dashboard Part of Goodix’s Apsara IoT Showcase

Goodix is showcasing a slew of new IoT products at this week’s Apsara Conference in Hangzhou, China. The conference runs from September 25th to 27th at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Cloud Town, where Goodix can be found at booth #C408. The products on display are being pitched as part of a complete smart…

Voice Recognition Market to Reach $28B in 2026: Report

Voice Recognition Market to Reach $28B in 2026: Report

Fortune Business Insights (FBI) has released a new report on the voice and speech recognition market, projecting that the market will grow from $6.89 billion to $28.34 billion between 2018 and 2026. The market is expected to display a CAGR of 19.8 percent during that period. FBI credits a number of different factors for the expected growth,…

New NXP MCU Supports Offline Facial Recognition, Emotion Detection for IoT Devices

New NXP MCU Supports Offline Facial Recognition, Emotion Detection for IoT Devices

“The new microcontroller-based solution is designed to enable offline facial and expression recognition for smart devices – a world’s first, according to NXP.” You may soon have a smart thermostat that can recognize your face, thanks to a new piece of technology from NXP Semiconductors. The new microcontroller-based solution is designed to enable offline facial…

New RSA Partner to Extend Biometric Security to IoT Weak Points

New RSA Partner to Extend Biometric Security to IoT Weak Points

“… SecurID authentication solutions like biometrics and push notifications can now be extended to the kinds of vulnerable IT infrastructure that Silverfort seeks to secure.” A new collaboration between RSA and Silverfort is poised to help extend biometric security to the Internet of Things. The latter specializes in delivering authentication solutions to parts of a…

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Facial recognition and related Artificial Intelligence-driven technologies are going to play an increasingly important role in consumer TVs, suggests TCL Electronics’ latest corporate update. The China-based electronics maker offers a range of products, from mobile phones to washing machines, but it is perhaps best known internationally for its competitively priced TVs. This business area continues…

Goodix to Acquire NXP Semiconductors’ Voice and Audio Solutions Business

Goodix to Acquire NXP Semiconductors’ Voice and Audio Solutions Business

Goodix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors’ Voice and Audio Solutions (VAS) business. The deal includes offices in Europe and Asia as well as intellectual property holdings related to VAS. Having established itself as an important supplier of fingerprint scanning solutions for smartphones, including the in-display sensor technology that is currently…

Fujitsu Turns to ImageWare to Secure IoT Devices

Fujitsu Turns to ImageWare to Secure IoT Devices

Fujitsu is safeguarding its RunMyProcess Digital Suite with biometric authentication technology from ImageWare Systems. RunMyProcess is an enterprise-level cloud platform that can be used to develop a range of applications for different IoT devices. ImageWare’s IoT DNA Security, meanwhile, will help protect the data on those devices in addition to the devices themselves. The partnership…

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