Neowin News Feed for: Biometric Neowin News Feed for: Biometric en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 You no longer need a password to sign in to your Microsoft account <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has formally announced the death of passwords, at least on its services. Starting today, you can completely remove a password from your Microsoft account and use alternate methods instead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:00:02 +0000 Save 14% off the JEM biometric authenticator +  JEMPass Password Manager <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Gain ease and peace of mind with a biometric key to all your digital accounts! Paired with a free 1-year JemPass service plan that protects all your passwords and places them at your fingertips! <a href="">Read more...</a> (Neowin Deals) Thu, 19 Aug 2021 15:46:01 +0000 U.S. Senators want to know more about Amazon One's collection of biometric data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some U.S. Senators have penned a letter to Amazon&#039;s CEO, asking for more details about the company&#039;s Amazon One program and how it plans to ensure the privacy and security of biometric user data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 14 Aug 2021 05:14:01 +0000 Google Autofill on Android finally supports biometric authentication <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is finally making auto-fill on Android more secure by adding biometric authentication for it. This means that you will first have to confirm your identity before passwords will be auto-filled. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Fri, 21 Aug 2020 04:36:01 +0000 Researchers build a pencil-paper based biometric wearable that can monitor body signals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By using conducting graphite patterns drawn with pencils and regular office-papers as flexible supporting substrates, the team built a biometric wearable that can gauge temperature, sweat, pH, etc. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Tue, 14 Jul 2020 05:16:01 +0000 Wendy's sued for illegally gathering and storing workers' fingerprint data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Former employees of Wendy&#039;s have filed a class-action lawsuit in Illinois against the restaurant for the way it handles employees&#039; fingerprint data, potentially breaking a state law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ruel Revales) Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:54:01 +0000 Samsung patents biometric camera presumably to compete with Apple's Face ID <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The biometric camera could be making its way to Samsung&#039;s next-gen Galaxy S flagship, which will supposedly debut next year. The technology is supposed to work even in ambient light. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:04:01 +0000 Latest reports reveal more details about iPhone 8's new 3D facial recognition technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The upcoming iPhone 8 launch has gained its fair share of hype with plenty of leaks and rumors. Now more reports are shedding light on Apple&#039;s rumored 3D facial recognition system for the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (George Karmpoulonis) Sun, 06 Aug 2017 13:54:01 +0000 iPhone 8 might include 3D face recognition technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is testing a new 3D sensor that will allow users to authenticate themselves by scanning their face. The system is considered more secure than Touch ID and might replace it in the future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stergios Georgopoulos) Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:18:01 +0000 Samsung unveils 'FaceSense' biometric VR navigation prototype <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At VRLA 2017, Samsung has unveiled what it calls FaceSense, a prototype which tracks your facial movements and translates them into navigation input. The design is based on that of the Gear VR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:20:01 +0000 Facebook wants to eventually replace passwords, starting with Delegated Account Recovery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At its F8 developer conference, Facebook unveiled a feature called Delegated Account Recovery, which would act as a method to securely log into third party sites using your Facebook account. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:20:01 +0000 RealFace, an Israeli face recognition startup, acquired by Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to Calcalist, Apple has acquired Israeli facial recognition firm RealFace for an as of yet unclear amount of money. This is the fourth acquisition Apple has made in the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:46:01 +0000 BIO-key launches three new Windows Hello compatible devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced three new USB biometric devices from BIO-key. The Windows Hello compatible hardware is available at Microsoft Stores and <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:00:01 +0000 Chromium gets hardware security support; is fingerprint scanning coming to Chromebook? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Recent updates to the Chromium software project suggest impending support for fingerprint or other bio-metric authentication, such as facial recognition. Now we just need the hardware. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Firth) Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:38:02 +0000 macOS Sierra code suggests OLED touch bar and TouchID might be coming to Macs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A credible rumor came out last month suggesting that future MacBooks might feature TouchID and an OLED touch bar - and now code from the macOS Sierra beta seemingly corroborates those rumors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:52:01 +0000 You can download Microsoft's new Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator app, but it's still in beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been working on its Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator and users can take a sneak peek at the new beta version. Once final it will include support for push notifications and Windows Hello. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:32:01 +0000 Inkjet printer fools smartphones with fake fingerprints <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a new proof of concept attack, a team from Michigan State University has demonstrated an ability to successfully spoof fingerprints and gain access to two flagship Android smartphones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:48:01 +0000 Kinect v2 now works with Windows Hello <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows Hello requires specialized hardware to work but users can now emply their Kinects for this very purpose. Follow the tutorial on how to sign in to Windows 10 with your Kinect v2. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:52:01 +0000 Intel demos 3D smartphone camera; hints at future Windows Hello integration <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel&#039;s CEO showed off a new depth-sensing camera prototype that can be integrated into smartphones, allowing for numerous applications including biometric authentication via Windows Hello. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:54:02 +0000 Windows Hello: Microsoft is making the password obsolete in Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has just unveiled Windows Hello and Passport, two systems designed to make passwords obsolete in Windows 10. They rely on biometric signatures and secondary devices for authentication. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:27:59 +0000 PS4 controller rumor: bye-bye to DualShock, hello to LCD screen and biometrics <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1346054452playstation_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new rumor claims the main controller design for Sony&#039;s next Playstation console will include an LCD screen and biometric sensors on the grips, doing away with the current DualShock design. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 20 Jan 2013 04:07:52 +0000 Apple files biometric patent report, shows jailbroken iPhone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple is rather well known for filing a lot of patents, most of which have yet to go anywhere. However, this one seems rather interesting. AppleInsider is reporting a new filing that shows a biometric... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Sat, 28 Mar 2009 06:27:01 +0000 Windows 7: BitLocker To Go & Biometric improvements overview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>So far, in our Windows 7 Overview series, we have published the following: Windows 7 beta quick review Windows 7: Easy Connect Windows 7: Problem Steps Recorder Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:47:03 +0000 HP Ships Biometric Laptop <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Biometric technology is taking another leap toward widespread usage as Hewlett-Packard Co. ships new laptops with fingerprint readers. The nx6125 notebook PC includes a fingerprint sensor made by AuthenTec Inc., which says... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 24 Jun 2005 14:55:04 +0000 New IBM Laptop Features Biometric Scanner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM announced on Monday the launch of a new line of ThinkPad notebooks designed to provide an extra layer of data protection through advanced fingerprint technology. The biometric capability will be present on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 05 Oct 2004 00:10:22 +0000 US pushes forward with biometric visas and passports <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Biometric technology that scans faces, fingerprints or other physical characteristics to confirm people's identities is about to get its biggest, most public test: at US border checkpoints. Yet significant questions loom about whether the US... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 30 Aug 2003 03:12:41 +0000 US names the day for biometric passports <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A senior US government official has laid out detailed plans for the timing and form of US government issued biometric passports. Frank Moss, deputy assistant secretary for Passport Services, presented his organisation's plans to evolve... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 22 Jul 2003 14:54:30 +0000 Biometric or fingerprint data required to enter US! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Found this over on The Inquirer, yea I know this is not typical tech news, but it does put the question in the back of my mind... Has Bush has been reading way too... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 20 May 2002 16:06:36 +0000 Biometric technology to screen for hijackers? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Already, several initiatives are being put into place to protect some 694 million passengers on US commercial airlines. President Bush and the US Congress have agreed to deploy sky marshals once again on commercial passenger... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Oct 2001 10:35:16 +0000