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When a sound is played into someone’s ear, the sound propagates through and is reflected and absorbed by the ear canal — all of which produce a unique signature that can be recorded by a microphone attached to the earbud, which then sends the info via Bluetooth to the user's smartphone for verification. Image credit: University at Buffalo.
Unlock your smartphone with earbuds

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Visit a public space. Chances are you’ll see people wearing earbuds or earphones. The pervasiveness of this old-meets-new…
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SkyBiometry Updates Cloud-Based Face Detection and Recognition API with New Face Algorithm, New Capabilities and Higher Detection and Recognition Accuracy

July 16, 2019

The SkyBiometry API can be used by developers and integrators for building a variety of applications, including user…
Scientists found a way to easily improve gesture recognition, but you will still have to wave twice

June 28, 2019

We’ve been promised that we’ll be able to control our smart devices using gesture commands. And it looks…
Tackling controversial biometric personal identification technology face by face

June 10, 2019

University of Miami researchers are trying to improve how facial recognition software “sees” race and ethnicity. Last month,…
MegaMatcher Accelerator and MegaMatcher ABIS Now Include Top Ranked Palm Print Recognition Algorithm

March 27, 2019

Neurotechnology’s latest palm print recognition technology is the fastest and most accurate on the market, and it is…
The doctor on your watch: smartwatches can save your life

March 6, 2019

There are different ways smartwatches can save your life and those of your loved ones, This will range…
ePassport Market is likely to Register Double Digit CAGR of 22.1% During 2018-2028

February 27, 2019

The number of ePassports closed in on approximately 263,966 thousand units in 2018, and will record 19% Y-o-Y…
New SentiVeillance 7.0 SDK and SentiVeillance Server Video Analytics for Cameras and Video Management Systems

January 9, 2019

SentiVeillance includes algorithms for face recognition, vehicle-human classification and tracking, and automatic license plate recognition. Neurotechnology, a provider…
New Neurotechnology MegaMatcher 11 Multi-Biometric Product Line Includes Major Enhancements

January 7, 2019

The MegaMatcher 11 line of biometric on-premise and cloud solutions and SDKs includes significant multimodal biometric algorithm enhancements…
New Face Verification SDK from Neurotechnology Simplifies Integration of Facial Authentication Applications for PCs and Mobile Devices

January 3, 2019

Face Verification SDK enables secure biometric authentication for a variety of banking, e-government and enterprise applications. Neurotechnology, a…
Translating the ‘language of behavior’ with artificially intelligent motion capture

December 21, 2018

You might have seen Hollywood stars in “motion capture” suits, acting in full-body costumes peppered with sensors that…
Biometric Middleware Sales Up 20% y-o-y in 2018, with BFSI Leading the Rally

December 6, 2018

Biometric middleware has gained paramount importance as an integral component of the integrated security apparatus and it is…
NIST Evaluation Shows Advance in Face Recognition Software Capabilities

December 3, 2018

Between 2014 and 2018, facial recognition software got 20 times better at searching a database to find a matching…
Unusual Uses of Facial Recognition Technology

November 5, 2018

In 2017, the global facial recognition market was valued at more than 4 billion USD and it is…
Rapid Infrastructural Development Activities Coupled with the Expansion of Hospitality & Healthcare Sector Would Drive the Saudi Arabia Biometrics Market in the Next Six Years

August 30, 2018

6Wresearch has recently published a new report titled “Saudi Arabia biometrics Market (2018-2024)” provides an in-depth analysis with 73…
2018 EmotioNet Challenge

June 16, 2018

Research groups that have designed or are developing algorithms for the analysis of facial expressions are encouraged to…
At first blush, you look happy—or sad, or angry

March 22, 2018

Our faces broadcast our feelings in living color—even when we don’t move a muscle. That’s the conclusion of…
Real-Time Captcha Technique Improves Biometric Authentication

February 22, 2018

A new login authentication approach could improve the security of current biometric techniques that rely on video or…
New Business Use Case Contest for ASAHI KASEI Sensing Technology

October 26, 2017

NineSigma, representing Asahi Kasei Co. (headquartered in Japan), invites novel business ideas or unique use-case scenarios to be…
Goodbye, login. Hello, heart scan

September 27, 2017

Forget fingerprint computer identification or retinal scanning. A University at Buffalo-led team has developed a computer security system…
Childhood biometric markers have virtually nothing to do with adulthood happiness

September 17, 2017

Happiness is so important to us but scientists do not spend too much time investigating feelings, moods and…
How Biometric Authentication Works

May 22, 2017

Biometrics are the ultimate security protocol. Using security coding that is unique to each individual, you can be…
Biometrics in Movies: Sci-Fi Security

April 29, 2017

Facial recognition used to just be for science fiction. Eye sensors and voice scanners used to only be…
Researchers use new eye-tracking technology to ask what drives human choice

February 23, 2017

Engineers from Trinity College Dublin are using infra-red beams to track pupil movement in a bid to better…
Researchers Design Facial Recognition System for Lemurs

February 20, 2017

University of Arizona anthropologist Stacey Tecot has spent 17 years studying red-bellied lemurs in Madagascar’s Ranomafana National Park.…
Living sensors at your fingertips

February 18, 2017

Engineers and biologists at MIT have teamed up to design a new “living material” — a tough, stretchy,…
Nail to Nail (N2N) Fingerprint Challenge

November 3, 2016

Do you have a unique or proven approach for capturing a full fingerprint from nailbed to nailbed? The…
Where Face Detection and Recognition API can be used?

September 8, 2016

Face detection and recognition API is very useful and beneficial tool for those who know where it can be…
Eye Tracking – The Pocket Guide

August 22, 2016

Eye tracking is about where we look, what we look at, how much time we spend looking at it,…
So Long, Passwords: What Will it Take for Us To Finally Entrust Our Security to Biometrics?

November 3, 2015

Passwords and humans are frenemies: We tolerate each other because we have to, but we seem to know…
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