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South Korean shop launches face payments 19 September 2018

South Korean convenience store chain GS25 has opened up a cashier-less store in Seoul that uses face recognition.


IDEX sensor featuring in remote controller by Ohsung Electronics 14 September 2018

IDEX, a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions,  has announced that its fingerprint sensor solutions has been integrated into a remote controller  by Korean company Ohsung Electronics.


Fingerprints launches patent claim 13 September 2018

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints today announced that it has filed a complaint with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court against Shenzhen Goodix Technology, and a distribution company, regarding infringement of one of Fingerprints' Chinese patents.


Osram launches face recognition laser 13 September 2018

Osram Opto Semiconductors is launching a new product family with Bidos PLPVQ 940A, its first Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser, or VCSEL for short.


Tokyo Racecourse to use biometrics for betting 07 September 2018

Fujitsu and Fujitsu Frontech have announced that their jointly developed biometric-enabled cashless betting machines will be put to use by the Japan Racing Association (JRA). 

Features

Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


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