iPhone 5S fingerprint scanning: Thumbs up or down?

Technology to acquire and use biometric data such as fingerprints has been around for several decades and has made its way from forensic investigation to laptop computers – and now, with this week's introduction of iPhone ...

Nissan Nismo is smartwatch with driving experience

(Phys.org) —The smartwatch as a killer form factor in computer wearables is still up for debate. For some consumers, even the greatest-looking designs will not justify the cost of wearing a general-purpose smart device ...

Forget your password: The future is 'passthoughts'

(Phys.org) —Instead of typing your password, in the future you may only have to think your password, according to School of Information researchers. A new study explores the feasibility of brainwave-based computer authentication ...

New research raises questions about iris recognition systems

Since the early days of iris recognition technologies, it has been assumed that the iris was a "stable" biometric over a person's lifetime — "one enrollment for life." However, new research from University of Notre Dame ...

EyeLock brings biometric security to your websites

(PhysOrg.com) -- Biometric security is always a field of interest for those people who need to keep your data secure. Currently, it is used in a wide variety of high security applications, mostly by large companies with large ...

Report questions biometric technologies

Television cop shows love "biometric" technologies -- fingerprints, eye scans and so on -- but a blue-ribbon panel report calls for caution on widespread use of biological identification.

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