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Fingerprint Scanners: How They Work

08/11/2016, Fingerprint scanners are fast becoming a standard feature, trickling from the high-end to lower-tier phones. Soon enough, they will be on most phones because they bring a convenient form of security that is much more convenient than a password (and long...

Qualcomm Sense ID: Next-Gen Fingerprint Reader

03/02/2015, While we typically hear about Qualcomm for its Snapdragon mobile processors, the San Diego based company has announced a next-Gen fingerprint reading technology, which is based on ultrasound, which makes it possible to perceive the fingerprints in...

Barclays To Deliver Finger Scanner For Online Banking Purposes

09/05/2014, Barclays has worked alongside Hitachi in order to develop a biometric reader which will rely on the latter’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology, or Vein ID as it is called, so that one will be able to perform online banking transactions – with...


PayTango Sees Fingerprints As ‘Currency” Of The Future

04/15/2013, What do you think the mark of the beast actually is, and what does “666” stand for in biblical prophecy? Some say it is an entirely new way of selling and buying, and a cashless society seems to be the best bet to others. Well, how about using your...

ATM equipped with more brains now

06/10/2011, The standard ATM machine isn’t exactly smart – after all, it requires you to input the relevant PIN number and is more of a passive player than an active element. Nice to know that us humans are never happy or satisfied with where we are,...

Black Box to show off industry’s first biometric cabinet lock

02/16/2011, Tired of losing keys or remember passwords for your safes you have at home or in the office? Fret no more. Black Box Corporation has just announced that they will be demonstrating its Intelli-Pass Biometric Access Control for Cabinets at the RSA...

FingerPrint app for Mac does AirPrint for left behind printers

11/17/2010, Printing a document is never as easy as it sounds, and while Apple intended to make it dummy proof with its AirPrint app, they still left out the Mac printer-sharing functionalities which were touted to arrive alongside Mac OS X 10.6.5. Basically, this...

Concept: Ekey Biometric Security Device

07/28/2010, With security increasingly important nowadays, a design has come up with an interesting concept device called the Ekey, which is a small gadget that acts like a personal biometric fingerprint scanner. Instead of having to install fingerprint scanners at...

Fingerprint identification coming to Android smartphones

02/05/2010, Sagem Wireless have teamed up with UPEK to bring Android-powered smartphones sometime later this year which will feature fingerprint identification capabilities, although this function will also be extended to other devices from Sagem Wireless apart from...