Identification

06.02.14
Scientists identify insects by listening to the music of their wings
06.02.14

Scientists identify insects by listening to the music of their wings

It's sometimes tricky to identify insect species, but it's also important -- you want to quickly f...

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01.15.14
BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help
01.15.14

BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help

Even the smartest object recognition systems tend to require at least some human input to be effec...

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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...

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03.07.13
Camelot Unchained is all about pride
03.07.13

Camelot Unchained is all about pride

When you play Camelot Unchained, Mark Jacobs wants you to be proud. Not just about your decision...

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07.23.12
BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits
07.23.12

BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits

It's no secret that everyone has a unique swagger -- so much so it can be used for identification....

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05.19.11
Facebook granted patent for tagging digital media
05.19.11

Facebook granted patent for tagging digital media

It's taken the US Patent and Trademark Office four and half years to consider it, but Facebook no...

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12.28.10
CCTV cameras help solve 'six crimes a day' in London, says Metropolitan Police
12.28.10

CCTV cameras help solve 'six crimes a day' in London, says Metropolitan Police

Been questioning the value of having omnipresent surveillance cameras tracking your every move? Well...

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12.18.10
Wall Street Journal says apps may violate privacy, fingers MySpace and Pandora
12.18.10

Wall Street Journal says apps may violate privacy, fingers MySpace and Pandora

You might have heard how careless some third-party apps can be with your personal data, but it may...

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09.25.10
Apple granted patent for handheld that recognizes your hands
09.25.10

Apple granted patent for handheld that recognizes your hands

You could probably fill a book with Apple patent applications that never amounted to anything, but...

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