IoT

Biometrics, 5G and AI Were All Over Mobile World Congress

Biometrics, 5G and AI Were All Over Mobile World Congress

–Listen to FindBiometrics’ audio interviews with identity experts at Mobile World Congress– This year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona is a wrap, and organizer GSMA is celebrating a very successful event. The mobile alliance says that MWC19 Barcelona saw 109,000 visitors from all over the world, with 55 percent of attendees being senior-level executives and 7,900…

Goodix Will Prioritize IoT Innovations at MWC19

Goodix Will Prioritize IoT Innovations at MWC19

Goodix will be bringing a raft of new technologies to next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with a particular focus on wearable technology and the ever-expanding Internet of Things. The lineup includes an all-inclusive hardware and software security platform, as well as two new sensors intended for wearable devices. According to Goodix, the new…

Mobile Sector is Synaptics’ Bread and Butter in Q2 Update

Mobile Sector is Synaptics’ Bread and Butter in Q2 Update

Synaptics has issued its latest quarterly report, showing steady sequential progress. For the quarter ended December 29th, 2018 – Q2, in Synaptics’ fiscal year – the company brought in net revenues of $425.5 million, a decrease of one percent year over year, but an increase of two percent with respect to its Q1 results. In terms…

WISeKey’s Preliminary Results Show Solid Growth for 2018 FY

WISeKey’s Preliminary Results Show Solid Growth for 2018 FY

“The company’s ISTANA security certificate solution is expected to play an important role in that growth, particularly in the Germany and China markets, as will monetization of its recently-launched WISeKey Blockchain Platform.” Switzerland-based IoT security solutions provider WISeKey is reporting solid revenues from its initial, unaudited fiscal results for 2018. The company says its Cybersecurity…

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

“Based on iris recognition, the system is designed to be embedded into a mirror, and to automatically identify a driver with just a glance.” Gentex is once again showcasing cutting-edge connected car technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Among its new offerings is HomeLink Connect, a mobile app that’s designed to pair with a…

CES 2019: Pindrop Announces Expansion Beyond the Call Center

CES 2019: Pindrop Announces Expansion Beyond the Call Center

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019) is a big one for Pindrop, which has taken the opportunity to announce its expansion beyond the call center market. The company’s flagship solution has thus far been aimed primarily at delivering anti-fraud security to call centers, combining voice recognition with the analysis of metadata associated with inbound…

TrulySecure Sound ID Safeguards Homes with Always-Listening Tech

TrulySecure Sound ID Safeguards Homes with Always-Listening Tech

“With TrulySecure Sound ID, we’re making it possible for companies to create smart always-listening products that can alert us of things happening within our homes that we may not hear, and safeguard our home and family from potentially dangerous situations.” Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory A new kind of home security solution is the product of…

NEXT Biometrics Teams with M2M IoT Specialist

NEXT Biometrics Teams with M2M IoT Specialist

“The integration of IOTA into NEXT Biometrics sensors is a key step to build solutions that enable safe, effective user identification at the device level. Together these solutions will provide digital trust as we move towards the Internet of Everything.” – Holger Köther, Director of Partnerships, IOTA Foundation NEXT Biometrics is getting more involved in the…

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

“[ID R&D’s] participation in the program will allow it to launch a cloud service through which other developers will be able to take advantage of its solutions.” ID R&D has been accepted into Microsoft’s IoT & AI Insider Labs program, the company has announced. IoT & AI Insider Labs is essentially aimed at accelerating the development…

Synaptics on Upswing in Latest Quarterly Report

Synaptics on Upswing in Latest Quarterly Report

Synaptics has issued its results for the quarter ended September 30th, which appear to show the company on an upswing. Net revenues for the quarter came in at $417.6 million, almost even with the $417.4 million in revenues in the same quarter last year, but up seven percent compared to the previous quarter this year.…

NEC Embraces Arm Standard for Biometric Smart City Tech

NEC Embraces Arm Standard for Biometric Smart City Tech

NEC is embracing an Arm standard for smart city security. The company has announced a partnership with Arm Limited that will revolve around the latter’s Arm Platform Security Architecture, or PSA. The standard concerns securely connecting devices in the Internet of Things, which is of course an area of overlap with smart city solutions, an…

SensibleVision Applies Facial Recognition Tech to Naked Payments

SensibleVision Applies Facial Recognition Tech to Naked Payments

SensibleVision has become the latest pioneer on the frontier of face-based payments for retail. The company has announced a new solution called 3DWALLET, which monitors shoppers in a given store via facial recognition, and charges them for whatever they take out, with no need to line up and pay at a register. It’s a similar…

Google Gambles On Face-Scanning Doorbell in Post-GDPR UK

Google Gambles On Face-Scanning Doorbell in Post-GDPR UK

Google’s face-scanning smart doorbell has hit the UK market. Called Nest Hello, it’s a doorbell with an integrated camera and speaker system, and is designed to connect to other smart home devices via wifi. When someone is at the door, it will send an alert to the user – through a smartphone or Google Home…

“Hey Mercedes” is the Wake Word for Your AI Co-Pilot

“Hey Mercedes” is the Wake Word for Your AI Co-Pilot

The future of vehicles is looking chatty thanks to the collaboration between Nuance Communications and Daimler AG.  Working together the companies developed an advanced infotainment system and digital assistant experience: the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) multimedia system. Built specifically for the new A-Class and other future Mercedes models, MBUX is powered by conversational AI technology,…

Olea to Showcase Biometric Wearables at Sensors Expo

Olea to Showcase Biometric Wearables at Sensors Expo

The 2018 Sensors Expo and Conference is about a month away, and Olea Sensor Networks is gearing up with plans to demo its latest biometric sensor offerings. One of them is OSN Quadcorder, a wearable device announced toward the end of last year that is capable of monitoring cardiac and respiration signals without physical contact…

New Biometric Retail Solution Lets Customers Pay at the Display

New Biometric Retail Solution Lets Customers Pay at the Display

“There is no separate checkout; taking the product is the transaction.” FinTech solutions provider Wirecard is betting on biometric retail in the age of the Internet of Things. The company has launched what it calls a new “IoT shelf” that is essentially a combined product display and biometric Point of Sale terminal. The idea is…

NEXT Showcases IoT Development Kit with Arrow Electronics at Embedded World 2018

NEXT Showcases IoT Development Kit with Arrow Electronics at Embedded World 2018

“NEXT Biometrics is emphasizing the kit’s applications in the development of access control and Internet of Things products…” NEXT Biometrics will show off its new fingerprint sensor development kit from Arrow Electronics‘ booth at this week’s Embedded World 2018 expo, the company has announced. Based on the Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c development board, the kit is…

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To  IDEMIA and Omoove

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To IDEMIA and Omoove

IDEMIA and Omoove have developed a new smartphone-based system that lets users gain access to their car with a selfie. It’s a new feature of EasyOpen, a solution previously developed by the companies that is designed to create a virtual car key on a user’s smartphone. Now, users can establish the virtual key with an…

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion then turns…

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