IoT

NEXT Biometrics, Arrow Electronics Offer Authentication Solution for Windows 10 IoT Devices

NEXT Biometrics, Arrow Electronics Offer Authentication Solution for Windows 10 IoT Devices

“Arrow Electronics has a strong business network that could prove advantageous in funneling NEXT Biometrics technology to over 100,000 OEMs.” A new partnership could offer NEXT Biometrics a powerful connection to the potentially lucrative Internet of Things market. The company has teamed up with Arrow Electronics to offer a turnkey biometric solution for IoT devices running…

Trustonic Hybrid Protection Enhances IoT Fingerprint Security

Trustonic Hybrid Protection Enhances IoT Fingerprint Security

Hardware IT security specialist Trustonic has announced a new security solution for developers working in both mobile and the Internet of Things. Called Trustonic Hybrid Protection (THP), the platform combines Trustonic’s secure hardware with software security developed by whiteCryption. Basically, THP is designed to take advantage of hardware enabling Trustonic TEE Hardware Protection whenever it’s…

Mobile, IoT Factor Big Into HID’s Secure Identity Predictions

Mobile, IoT Factor Big Into HID’s Secure Identity Predictions

HID Global has announced its predictions for 2016’s top trends in secure identity. In addition to trends related to general enhancements in security systems, from their user interfaces to how they help users enjoy other activities such as shopping, HID Global points to some more salient trends that could prove important in 2016. First among these…

Qualcomm Demos Smart Home Platform, Voice Biometics

Qualcomm Demos Smart Home Platform, Voice Biometics

Qualcomm is showing off an Internet of Things platform for the smart home at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company’s Smart Home Reference Platform is designed around Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 212 processor, and the company says it offers a range of capabilities suited to smart home applications. For example, it features hi-fi audio offering 24-bit, 192…

Morpho Continues March Into Mobile Market

Morpho Continues March Into Mobile Market

Morpho (Safran) continues its march into the mobile market. In a new post on its website, Morpho’s Telecom Business Unit Vice President and General Manager, Yves Portalier, further clarifies the company’s strategy in this area since CEO Anne Bouverot first announced Morpho’s mobile plans last month. In framing Morpho’s strategy, Portalier points to advancements in SIM…

Samsung ARTIK to Offer Sensory TrulyHandsfree Support

Samsung ARTIK to Offer Sensory TrulyHandsfree Support

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree solution will be supported by the Samsung ARTIK platform, the company has announced. TrulyHandsfree is Sensory’s flagship speech recognition system, and was updated late last summer to use deep learning technology to filter out background noise, among other improvements. ARTIK, meanwhile, is Samsung’s chip line for the Internet of Things, offering developers the…

Entertech Sees Biometric Opportunity in IoT

Entertech Sees Biometric Opportunity in IoT

Entertech Systems is predicting a hugely important role for biometric technology in Internet of Things security. In a new blog post, the company cites data from Gartner and Acuity Market Intelligence highlighting the growing importance of biometric authentication in a range of areas related to the IoT. The company points to Gartner’s prediction that biometric sensors…

Synopsis and Sensory Unveil Voice Recognition for IoT

Synopsis and Sensory Unveil Voice Recognition for IoT

Software developer Synopsis, Inc. and vision- and voice-based UX tech firm Sensory, Inc. have announced what they call an ultra-low power voice recognition system. Running on Synopsis’ low-power ARC EM5D processor, Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree system is being promoted for mobile and Internet of Things applications. Speaking in a press release, Sensory, Inc. VP Bernard Brafman emphasized…

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