Latest biometric publications

The biometrics-enabled office of the future knows how you like your coffee

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “biometrics?” Chances are, you thought of security, which is completely understandable; if you’re reading this on your iPhone, you may have logged in with your fingerprint; if you’re on a laptop made by my company, Fujitsu, it’s likely you used your palm… Read More

How policy must evolve to meet the realities of security in the digital age

Mark Testoni, CEO & President, SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2), argues that digital tracking is no longer a question of technology but rather of a complex policy debate… We are seeing a major revolution in the scope and size of open source data. This growth has enabled commercial technologies to conduct analysis on the… Read More

Acer’s new gaming monitors introduce eye-tracking technology

Display maker Acer has unveiled three new gaming monitors all of which contain inbuilt Tobii eye-tracking technology, promising major advancements in reactivity and input. Swedish eye-tracking firm Tobii has been leading innovation in the area since the early 2000s and is beginning to explore partnerships to integrate its biometric systems into computers, gaming products and even… Read More

Addressing risk in the application of biometric technologies

The Stack discusses the emergence of biometrics with Diogo Mónica, Security Lead at Docker, and Kevin Curran, a senior computer science lecturer at the University of Ulster. Both experts are members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – a professional association working to advance, promote and coordinate research in biometric technology and… Read More

Biometric solution measures acoustics and structure of ear cavities

A new biometric verification technique is being developed by Japanese multinational NEC which uses the resonation of sound and unique structure of human ear cavities to determine personal identity. The system is able to monitor the acoustic characteristics within the ear, almost instantaneously, through an earphone with a built-in microphone to gather the sound data…. Read More