Biometrics


Leaked LG Nexus 5 Photo Shows Backside with Fingerprint Scanner

Leaked LG Nexus 5 Photo Shows Backside with Fingerprint Scanner

A photo of the upcoming new Google Nexus 5 shows the Fingerprint scanner on the rear under the camera....

Aug 17 2015, 1:53am CDT

iWallet Corporation introduces World’s First Carbon Fiber iPassport for $599 at CES 2015

iWallet Corporation introduces World’s First Carbon Fiber iPassport for $599 at CES 2015

This is the world’s first carbon fiber, biometric luxury Techcessory which has been designed to secure the travelers passports,...

Jan 7 2015, 7:54am CST

CES 2015: SecuGen to display its New U20 & SDA04PX Fingerprint Sensors

CES 2015: SecuGen to display its New U20 & SDA04PX Fingerprint Sensors

The U20 and SDA04PX are OEM Fingerprint Sensors which are going to be introduced by SecuGen at the CES 2015 just like the many...

Dec 18 2014, 6:55am CST

Evolve : All-in-One Wearable 2.0 Sensor Platform

Evolve : All-in-One Wearable 2.0 Sensor Platform

The WiseWear™ advanced wearable 2.0 device collects complex biometric data to See Inside™ the body ....

Dec 2 2014, 11:34am CST

US Court rules Fingerprints can enforced by law to unlock iPhones

US Court rules Fingerprints can enforced by law to unlock iPhones

Court Rules Police Can Force Users to Unlock iPhones With Fingerprints, But Not Passcodes...

Nov 1 2014, 12:30pm CDT

Apple Entering World of Biometric Banking

Apple Entering World of Biometric Banking

Touch ID will be opened up to developers...

Jun 30 2014, 12:22am CDT

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader can be fooled with fake digits

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader can be fooled with fake digits

Turns out the fingerprint reader employed by Samsung’s new phone has its drawbacks as well....

Apr 15 2014, 2:11pm CDT

Scan Your Date's Photo to Check if He Is A Sex Offender

Scan Your Date's Photo to Check if He Is A Sex Offender

A few years ago I attended an annual conference of Balkan political leaders. Middle-aged men filled the room. In the back a you...

Apr 10 2014, 7:21am CDT

Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works

Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works

The fingerprint data remains safe and unread and gets deleted as soon as it becomes decryption key...

Feb 27 2014, 11:22am CST

LG goes one step ahead with the LG IRIS technology

LG goes one step ahead with the LG IRIS technology

while iPhone 5s and HTC One Max use fingerprint scanner, LG takes a step ahead with its IRIS technology...

Feb 14 2014, 1:15pm CST

How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data?

By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inhe...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile

Leaked screenshots from @evleaks about Samsung’s next Galaxy device, the S5, suggest Samsung is jumping head first into the bio...

Feb 1 2014, 5:43am CST

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-i...

Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords

Last month I wrote about Google's efforts to provide a secure, easy to use, alternative to user-generated passwords. I noted th...

Dec 20 2013, 4:51pm CST

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works

The new Apple application for Touch ID was published by USPTO, describing in more details the technology behind the feature...

Nov 25 2013, 6:03am CST

iPhone 5S Fingerprint ID Can be Theft

iPhone 5S ID Can be Stolen Via a Fingerprint Spoof

The chances of having your fingerprint identity stolen have increased ever since Apple came out with its latest iPhone. Fingerp...

Oct 4 2013, 9:12am CDT

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the securit...

Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken wrote a letter to Tim Cook expressing privacy concern over Apple's ID Touch on the iPhone 5S. Some of t...

Sep 21 2013, 6:06am CDT

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment

Apple’s new iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner has just come up against some laws that protect the rights of the individual (even if...

Sep 14 2013, 5:21am CDT

Apple's Touch ID System won’t Store Moist Fingerprints

Apple's Touch ID System won’t Store Fingerprints

Apple’s Touch ID System on its iPhone 5S won’t store real images of fingerprints at all. Moist, sweaty or have some lotion on f...

Sep 12 2013, 4:09am CDT

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More

With hackers and other lowlife elements hiding among the wilderness that is the Internet, usernames and passwords have become o...

Sep 11 2013, 8:10am CDT

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics

Fingerprint scanners on computers and smartphones are a not a new thing. First devices have been on the market a decade ago. Pr...

Sep 10 2013, 5:57am CDT

Apple Seen to Have Unique Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 5S

Apple Seen to Have Unique Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 5S

A new in-depth report comes to the conclusion that the iPhone 5S will have a unique Fingerprint sensor that the Android front w...

Aug 7 2013, 4:05am CDT

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 4 Leaks Biometric Fingerprint Sensor for New iPhones

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 4 Leaks Biometric Fingerprint Sensor for New iPhones

Apple's new iPhone (iPhone 5S) will have fingerprint recognition feature. Latest iOS 7 beta 4 version has a “BiometricKitU...

Jul 29 2013, 4:15pm CDT

Apple’s “iWatch” Wrist-Device Coming to Stores in Late 2014

Apple’s “iWatch” Wrist-Device Coming to Stores in Late 2014

An “iWatch” will come out some time in 2014. Apple’s wrist-device is a wondrous feat of technology and engineering and it is ex...

May 23 2013, 3:32am CDT

AuthenTec to be aquired by Apple for $356 million

AuthenTec to be aquired by Apple for $356 million

Apply buys AuthenTec, maker of fingerprint sensors, according to new report....

Jul 27 2012, 7:12am CDT

Review: Imation's Defender F200 and H200 Biometric Drives

Review: Imation's Defender F200 and H200 Biometric Drives

Can they keep you safe without being a pain in your butt?...

Feb 12 2011, 5:28am CST

CES 2011: Imation Launches "Wikileaks-Proof" Storage Solutions

CES 2011: Imation Launches "Wikileaks-Proof" Storage Solutions

Video Inside....

Jan 5 2011, 7:13am CST

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled

Your veins in your Palm are unique....

Sep 15 2010, 7:53am CDT

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD

Data security is very important today both for the general consumer and for the business user. A bunch of lost personal informa...

Jul 15 2010, 12:51pm CDT

The iWallet: A Stocking Stuffer For The Paranoid Wealthy

The iWallet: A Stocking Stuffer For The Paranoid Wealthy

Oh dear, the servants have been nipping at your pocketbook again. Insisting upon their Christmas bonuses, no doubt. It's just g...

Dec 7 2009, 10:21am CST

ID card's to remain unreadable until 2010

ID card's to remain unreadable until 2010

The UK will have no way of reading data stored on issued ID cards until 2010, more than a year after the first cards would have...

Apr 8 2009, 11:00am CDT

Cost of UK Biometric ID Card Doubled

Cost of UK Biometric ID Card Doubled

Citizens of the UK who weren’t happy about the coming biometric ID card will have even less to like now. The cards have been do...

Nov 7 2008, 6:46am CST

Pretec Debuts Highest Capacity Flash Drive Ever with Biometrics

Pretec Debuts Highest Capacity Flash Drive Ever with Biometrics

Pretec has unveiled a new flash drive at Computex that sports a huge 48GB capacity and features biometric security. Pretec also...

Jun 3 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Iris Scanning May Become the Norm at European Border Crossings

Iris Scanning May Become the Norm at European Border Crossings

The EU commission is proposing that anyone entering the EU be subject to iris scanning. The recommendations are based on a pilo...

Feb 14 2008, 8:03am CST

Pawsitive I.D. DNA Testing Kit for Dogs... Seriously

Pawsitive I.D. DNA Testing Kit for Dogs... Seriously

I like dogs, don’t get me wrong, but I am certainly no fanatic. Most of us have one of those over the top dog lovers in our fam...

Nov 28 2007, 10:30am CST

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

A normal garage door opener is all fine and good for the car, but what about a garage door opener that remains in place outside...

Sep 10 2007, 9:25am CDT