Biometric

04.14.14
Swedish students cook up a way to pay with your hands
04.14.14

Swedish students cook up a way to pay with your hands

Big companies have been trying to make in-store payments with mobile devices a thing for years, wh...

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02.27.14
Apple explains how the iPhone's fingerprint sensor keeps your info secure
02.27.14

Apple explains how the iPhone's fingerprint sensor keeps your info secure

If you've ever wanted to know how the iPhone 5s' Touch ID fingerprint security works beyond a basi...

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12.12.13
Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords
12.12.13

Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords

The FIDO Alliance is on a roll: It already has support from heavyweights like Google and Lenovo in...

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10.11.13
Samsung is not buying a fingerprint scanning company, 'completely false' release distributed (updated)
10.11.13

Samsung is not buying a fingerprint scanning company, 'completely false' release distributed (updated)

Between the iPhone 5s and the forthcoming HTC One Max, it looks as if biometric security will be t...

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10.09.13
Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops
10.09.13

Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops

If you hadn't heard, fingerprint readers are in vogue these days. Synaptics clearly knows it: the...

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10.04.13
AliveCor ECG comes to Android, transmits your palpitations to Instagram
10.04.13

AliveCor ECG comes to Android, transmits your palpitations to Instagram

If you've been gazing longingly at the AliveCor Heart Monitor but an Android affinity has kept you...

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10.03.13
Android phones with FIDO-based fingerprint readers to arrive in early 2014
10.03.13

Android phones with FIDO-based fingerprint readers to arrive in early 2014

The FIDO Alliance hinted that mobile fingerprint readers would play a part in its passcode-free st...

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09.11.13
iPhone 5s fingerprint reader has a timed safeguard, dislikes sweaty digits
09.11.13

iPhone 5s fingerprint reader has a timed safeguard, dislikes sweaty digits

Beyond the basics, Apple has said little of how the iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint reader works --...

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09.10.13
iPhone 5s fingerprint reader authentication isn't open to developers for time being
09.10.13

iPhone 5s fingerprint reader authentication isn't open to developers for time being

So, you know fancy new fingerprint reading home button Apple showed off for the iPhone 5s at today...

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