Fingerprint sensor

12.10.14
Coming soon: laptops with fingerprint sensors built into the touchpad
12.10.14

Coming soon: laptops with fingerprint sensors built into the touchpad

At some point -- probably when the iPhone 5s came out -- fingerprint sensors became cool. Yes, the...

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10.17.14
New MasterCard combines a fingerprint sensor with NFC
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10.17.14

New MasterCard combines a fingerprint sensor with NFC

For awhile now, there's been a number of companies trying to simplify payments for everyone. Googl...

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10.05.13
Oh look, another "easy" way to spoof Touch ID on the iPhone 5s
10.05.13

Oh look, another "easy" way to spoof Touch ID on the iPhone 5s

I'll be honest: I'm getting kind of tired of seeing words like "easy" and "simple" being used to d...

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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...

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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...

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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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05.08.12
Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players' profiles
05.08.12

Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players' profiles

Biometrics and laptop security go together like business meetings and boardrooms, but this Microso...

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07.26.09
Apple patent filing details "touch and go" USB devices
07.26.09

Apple patent filing details "touch and go" USB devices

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/apple/Apple_patent_filing_details_touch_and_go_USB_devices'; We alrea...

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08.01.06
Seiko Epson developing tiny fingerprint sensor
08.01.06

Seiko Epson developing tiny fingerprint sensor

With all this paranoia surrounding identity theft, we've seen fingerprint sensors on everything from...

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