physiological biometrics

Aerendir and SiFive Team Up to Make On-Device AI More Affordable

Aerendir and SiFive Team Up to Make On-Device AI More Affordable

Aerendir is teaming up with SiFive in an effort to make AI more affordable for device manufacturers. The partnership anticipates that there will be a rising demand for IoT technology following the launch of commercial 5G networks. To that end, Aerendir will leverage SiFive’s RISC-V Core to provide manufacturers with cost-effective on-device AI. The technology…

Showcase Cinemas Use Biometrics to Measure Audience Engagement

Showcase Cinemas Use Biometrics to Measure Audience Engagement

Biometrics News Showcase Cinemas is leveraging biometric technology in an effort to convince people to go to the theater. The cinema chain conducted a study in which it monitored heart rate and skin conductance to measure the audience’s engagement levels during movie screenings, and unsurprisingly concluded that audiences were much more satisfied when watching at…

OnMed Provides Virtual Consultations with Launch of New Medical Stations

OnMed Provides Virtual Consultations with Launch of New Medical Stations

OnMed has officially launched its telemedicine station after six years of development. The OnMed Station is essentially a medical kiosk that is meant to be deployed in high traffic areas like universities, airports, hotels, and work campuses, standing as a self-contained unit where patients can receive a virtual consultation with a real-life physician. The station…

Biometric Tech Tests Concert Fun Levels, St. Vincent Delivers

Biometric Tech Tests Concert Fun Levels, St. Vincent Delivers

Live Nation, together with Cisco and TBD Labs, has found scientific, biometric proof that music shows are fun. The companies arranged a St. Vincent concert in which attendees would all wear electroencephalogram (or ‘EEG’) headbands and skin sensors. These would measure listeners’ response to the performance in terms of brainwaves, galvanic skin response, and sweat levels.…

Researchers Create Brainwave Biometric Authentication System

Researchers Create Brainwave Biometric Authentication System

Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a brainwave biometrics system that can effectively create a kind of ‘password’ out of how users respond to a set of three images. The system relies on electroencephalography, which entails the measurement of electrical activity in the brain through dedicated sensors. The…

Researcher Makes Case for Sweat-Based Authentication

Researcher Makes Case for Sweat-Based Authentication

A University of Albany assistant professor is making the case for a new approach to user authentication on consumer devices based on sweat. In a newly published paper, Jan Halámek argues that skin secretions offer individual amino acid profiles that are unique enough for identification purposes. Paired with additional data such as patterns in sweat levels…