fingerprint scanners

fingerprint scanners

KDDI's smartphone palm authentication app unveiled at CEATEC 2012 (hands-on)

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Sidestepping lockscreen codes and fingerprint scanners -- and without any new hardware demands -- KDDI has unveiled a new palm authentication app that takes advantage of the high-resolution camera on its Android smartphones. Scanning in tandem with the flash, we gave it a try on a HTC J, here...
KDDI's smartphone palm authentication app unveiled at CEATEC 2012 (hands-on)
AT&T announces 10,000 square foot Chicago flagship store with advanced displays, biometric security (plus photos of new iPad POS system)

Google joins the FIDO Alliance, supports its two-factor authentication standard

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Google's already investing in two-factor authentication, but it's making a bigger commitment to the security method by joining the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance's board of directors. Founded in-part by heavyweights Lenovo and PayPal, the group envisions a future where an open standard developed by it will lead to...
Google joins the FIDO Alliance, supports its two-factor authentication standard
The future of passwords: Logging in with your entire body

Why Apple really bought AuthenTec: It wanted "new technology" for upcoming products, and quickly

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On July 27, seemingly out of nowhere, security company AuthenTec announced in a regulatory filing that it had agreed a $356 million acquisition offer from Apple, making it one of the Apple’s biggest mergers in its 36 year history. Terms of the deal included provisions for the company’s patents, control...
Why Apple really bought AuthenTec: It wanted "new technology" for upcoming products, and quickly

Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

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There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Apple's possible use of a new Fingerprint scanner for a future iPhone, if not the next iPhone. Yet before any analyst made their views known on this feature, we first broke the news about Apple's biometric scanner back in 2012 and in fact...
Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million

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Apple quietly just closed the biggest deal it has done in quite some time for the fingerprint security company Authentec. Apple will pay $356 million. At that size the deal isn’t material to Apple, and so it probably won’t bother to issue a press release, but since Authentec is public,...
Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million

Met adopts fingerprint scanners

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Scotland Yard has equipped its officers with mobile fingerprint scanners to identify suspects while on the streets....
Met adopts fingerprint scanners

PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered

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Recently speaking at the Interop IT conference, PayPal's chief information security officer, Michael Barrett, stated that passwords and PINs were operating on borrowed time. Barrett hopes to replace online security keys with a setup that's a blend of software and hardware-based identification. He also serves as president of the...
PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered

Apple Buys Fingerprint Tracker And Scanner AuthenTec

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Apple has bought touch-sensitive hardware maker AuthenTec for $356 million, Reuters reports.Dale Setlack, co-founder and then-CTO of AuthenTec made the Fast 50 winner in 2004. He told Fast Company then that he built his technology when he tested fingerprint scanning tech at emergency...
Apple Buys Fingerprint Tracker And Scanner AuthenTec
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