Tag: Biometrics

California judge rules cops can’t force you to unlock phone with biometrics

In what may potentially be a landmark ruling in the often murky waters of police enforcement and new technology, a California judge has ruled...

Galaxy S10: fingerprint on display, no iris scanner

People are still divided over the usefulness of having an iris scanner on your mobile device. There are a few devices in the market...

Ethical questions arise from using a dead man’s fingerprint to unlock phone

You’ve probably seen it at least once in crime procedural shows but having it happen in real life is probably a bit more controversial....

Samsung faces patent infringement lawsuit over biometrics

When it comes to filing and fighting for patents, Samsung is one of the first that will go and really fight for its technologies....

Sony to demo a 3D facial biometric sensor on an Xperia phone

SoftKinect, a wholly owned Sony subsidiary which makes camera sensor modules, is rumored to be demoing facial recognition biometric software on a Sony Xperia...
Samsung Gear VR Head Recognition Patent

Samsung Gear VR could recognize a wearer someday, patent says

Biometrics may soon go beyond the iris scanning, fingerprint reading, and facial recognition as the Samsung Gear VR is believed to be upgraded with...

MasterCard testing out biometric checks for online payments

Did you ever think that someday, all you would need is a selfie to verify your identity and make online purchases? Well that’s basically...

LG’s new ultra-slim bio sensor needs less power for health tracking

LG Innotek, a tech and materials outfit owned by LG, has announced a new ultra-slim bio sensor module that would be a good fit...

Sonavation can now apply biometrics to Corning Gorilla Glass

There are still very few smartphones or tablets in the market that are using biometrics like fingerprint scanning as an added security measure, probably...

Dashlane adds Samsung Fingerprint Scanner to its app

Biometrics may not be applicable yet for all smartphones or tablets, but many are saying that all future devices will probably have it one...

MasterCard developing new payment system that requires facial recognition

Biometrics are useful and productive. We’ve always imagined a future where you’d only need your face to be scanned to do some important transactions...

Google attempting to get “iris fingerprint” through contact lens patent

Have you ever seen those heist action movies where the thieves needed to open a door and the only way to do so would...