Posts Categorized: biometric

Protecting digital identities and the future of cybersecurity

We spoke to entrepreneur Jeff Hagins of Woven to find out how creating a system of distributed digital identity could prevent data breaches and replace the need for other types of cybersecurity solutions in the future.

Pay-by-fingerprint programme for tourists goes nationwide

Japan is introducing a system that will allow tourists to use fingerprints for payments while traveling.

New credit card uses biometric fingerprinting to pay

Mastercard recently unveiled its biometric credit card that uses the owner’s fingerprint to authorize payments in place of a pin number.

The sound of skulls are new biometric IDs

Developed by German researchers, this eyewear computer uses the unique sound of users’ skulls to securely identify owners of wearables such as Google Glass.