The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras will offer an elective course on biomimicry in its upcoming semester. For those who aren’t familiar, the concept of biomimicry aims to emulate nature and its patterns as a means to solve problems and care for humans. We’ve seen some early adopters use biomimicry and other techniques to keep their […]
For much of history, identification systems have relied on face-to-face interactions and physical documents and processes. But digital technologies are transforming how identity is authenticated around the globe. In an era of growing security concerns, governments, corporations and property managers must elevate the importance of a trusted identity while balancing the demand for convenient and […]
When you think about fun and vacationing, what do you picture? Do any of your imaginings include something having to do with nature? Odds are, the answer to that question is “yes” — which presents an interesting case for the usefulness of wellness technology and biotech in the office. A recent study revealed a positive […]
The implant sits directly on the brain and interprets images taken from a small connected camera, a success a decade after a major breakthrough.
SmartMetric Makes Biometric Credit Cards Which Read Your Fingerprint and Charge When You Pay for Things
SmartMetric has developed thin electronic components and circuit boards to turn a credit or debit card into “an advanced powerful electronic device” with built-in biometrics, processing, and gigabytes of memory. In order to build a functional fingerprint reader which fits inside a plastic card, SmartMetric had to develop incredibly thin electronics mounted on an even thinner […]
The Homeland Security Department is looking to upgrade its biometrics detection software, and eventually store that data on Amazon’s cloud.
DARPA is seeking to develop a way of connecting soldiers’ brains to their weapons so that they can control them remotely.
The neurotechnology company Neuralink raised the money as part of a $51 million funding round to contribute to their efforts to connect brains with computers.
In an effort to make the lives of border control officers easier, the European Parliament voted to integrate separate databases into one large space for personal identification information.
AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control software now integrates with Suprema’s BioLite N2 and BioEntry P2 biometric readers to provide end users with several options for access.