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PulseWallet Lets You Pay For Items By Scanning Your Wrist

01/12/2014, That embarrassing moment when you reach the check out counter and realize you do not have cash on you, or forgot to bring your credit card out with you, could be a thing of the past thanks to a new payment system debuted at CES 2014 by the folks at...

Man Implants Large Biometric Computer Chip Into His Forearm

11/01/2013, We learned a long time ago people love their technology, with some even going as far as implanting them into their bodies. Earlier this year, we saw a man implant headphones into his ears, and today we’re seeing a man who put a computer inside of...

Fujitsu Esprimo desktops come with palm vein sensors

06/04/2012, When it comes to the security of your desktop, what do you normally do when you leave your work space in order to go to the loo, spend an hour or so outside of the office with a client, or just head off to the pantry for a break? Most of us would end up...

Emotion detector knows if you are lying

09/13/2011, Lie detectors are not 100% correct all the time – they say that you will be able to bypass it by placing a thumbtack in your shoe, pressing the sharp point against your toe to prick yourself whenever you are asked a question that you cannot get away...

An ATM designed for the semi-literate and illiterate

07/11/2011, ATM machines to most of us are a common sight, and we don’t really have to think twice about how to use it. Yet there are some places in the world where illiteracy is high, or perhaps the concept of an ATM is foreign, so how do you introduce that part...

Unauthorized iPhone users to lose their mojo in future iPhones

08/20/2010, Apple has a new patent application which if implemented, will be able to “sense” the user, gathering information via voice prints, faces, activity patterns and even heartbeats. Just in case an unauthorized person is detected, a slew of...

TungstenW biometric wallet

04/22/2010, The TungstenW biometric wallet offers a unique way to make sure that your credit cards as well as cash remain in a much more secure environment compared to being stashed away in a standard issue wallet. You will need a computer before taking this wallet...

VeinID technology at vending machines

03/30/2010, Looks like you might be able to purchase a can of Coke using nothing but your finger the next time round, thanks to Hitachi’s “finger vein authentication” (VeinID) technology. This biometric system will rely on finger pulse recognition...

Fujitsu PalmSecure LT Just Launched

03/01/2010, Fujitsu has just launched a more cost-effective device using its PalmSecure technology that reads a palm’s veins pattern to identify individuals. If you wonder, the blood has to circulate so cutting a hand like it is sometimes shown in movies...

TruTouch 2000 helps detect drunk drivers

01/21/2010, Some drunk drivers can still walk in a straight line during certain tests, but the TruTouch 2000 dispenses with such anomalies by relying on near infrared light to detect possible intoxication – a procedure that requires a mere finger scan, yielding...