News tagged with biometric authentication

Finger vein authentication using smartphone camera

Hitachi today announced the development of highly-accurate finger vein authentication technology using the camera commonly integrated in the standard smartphone. This technology will enable the use of biometric authentication ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Engineering
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Encryption method takes authentication to a new level

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed new kinds of encryption methods for improving the privacy protection of consumers to enable safer, more reliable and easier-to-use user authentication than current systems ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Security
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What makes a 'smart gun' smart?

Every time a toddler accidentally shoots a friend or family member, a teen kills himself via gunshot or a shooter perpetrates an act of mass violence, public discussion circles back to "smart gun" technology. The concept ...

dateJan 11, 2016 in Other
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Authentic brain waves improve driver security

One-time entry authentication methods, such as passwords, iris scanners and fingerprint recognition are fine for simple entry whether to a protected building or a private web page. But, a continuous biometric system is needed ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Engineering
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