Biometrics

09.22.13
Chaos Computer Club says it's beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint reader (video)
09.22.13

Chaos Computer Club says it's beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint reader (video)

Already feeling secure about using just your fingerprint to unlock the new iPhone 5S? European hac...

By R. Lawler,   09.22.13
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09.11.13
Touch ID is huge for businesses and employees, but for different reasons
09.11.13

Touch ID is huge for businesses and employees, but for different reasons

Apple's newly revealed iPhone 5s sports a number of improvements over its predecessor, but if ther...

By Mike Wehner,   09.11.13
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09.10.13
Apple reveals Touch ID, a fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5s
09.10.13

Apple reveals Touch ID, a fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5s

In a move sure to delight security and privacy gurus, Apple revealed today at its iPhone event tha...

By Mike Wehner,   09.10.13
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07.29.13
iOS 7 beta 4 hints at upcoming iPhone fingerprint sensor
07.29.13

iOS 7 beta 4 hints at upcoming iPhone fingerprint sensor

Ever since Apple's purchase of biometric sensor company AuthenTec last year the rumor mill has bee...

By Mike Wehner,   07.29.13
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05.21.13
Xbox One's Kinect discerns heartbeat and who has the controller
05.21.13

Xbox One's Kinect discerns heartbeat and who has the controller

The Xbox One's next-generation Kinect has a greater interest in your facial features, and is capabl...

By L. Kietzmann,   05.21.13
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05.07.13
Valve measures sweat during Left 4 Dead play
05.07.13

Valve measures sweat during Left 4 Dead play

Valve tinkers with a lot of things – whatever it feels like, mostly – but has a particu...

By J. Conditt,   05.07.13
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04.10.13
AOptix Stratus lets iPhone users check ID through eyes, faces, fingers and voices
04.10.13

AOptix Stratus lets iPhone users check ID through eyes, faces, fingers and voices

The many attempts at weaving biometric identification into mobile devices have usually focused on...

By J. Fingas,   04.10.13
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01.21.13
Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work
01.21.13

Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

A new swallowable pill has been trialled with 50 firefighters in Australia, aimed at monitoring bo...

By M. Smith,   01.21.13
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10.12.12
Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque
10.12.12

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we've yet to see them implemented in...

By N. Lee,   10.12.12
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