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Cloud
Biometrics solving security challenges of remote and flexible working
July 2021
"As work becomes more agile, these technologies are a vital bridge to ensuring flexibility and business continuity."
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Biometric security
COVID-19 crushes fingerprint reader market
October 2020
However, the biometrics market is expected to regain momentum with alternatives already beginning to find their feet.
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HID Global
HID Global releases fingerprint reader in AU market
June 2019
HID Global has introduced a new fingerprint reader to the Australian market, as biometric authentication becomes the fastest-growing segment in the access control market.
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Biometric security
Biometric speedgate comes to New Zealand and Australia
May 2019
A secure speedgate utilising advanced biometric technology is now available in Australia and New Zealand.
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Smartphones
Oppo unveils world-first 10x lossless zoom phone camera
January 2019
At a conference Oppo has revealed its revolutionary phone camera in addition to new fingerprint unlocking tech.
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Smartphones
All Samsung phones will now have fingerprint scanners, yes, even the low-range ones
August 2017
Enhanced by latest AI technology, BioSign 2.0 supports small fingerprint sensors and offers a robust authentication experience...
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Smartphones
Samsung opts with Suprema BioSign solution for its latest smartphones
August 2017
​Suprema's BioSign mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm has been picked up by Samsung for its Galaxy J5 2017 and Galaxy A7 smartphones.
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Smartphones
Vodafone's epic new V8 smartphone comes with all the latest bells and whistles
July 2017
Boasting all of the latest gadgets these three smartphones promise to deliver everything a user needs for a lower price...
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Smartphones
Mobile World Congress 2017: A new smartwatch and mind-boggling fingerprint scanning tech
June 2017
The watch designed to enhance the learning experience of kids and the latest fingerprint scanning tech.
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Malware
Fingerprint security & biometrics: Three major myths busted
May 2017
Contrary to what many people assume biometric readers aren't foolproof. They have their own set of unique vulnerabilities. Fingerprints can be stolen.
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Biometric security
Suprema ups biometric sensor game to provide ‘world’s fastest matching speed’
February 2017
"By providing super-fast matching with low-end performance, BioSign 2.0 is set to change the game."
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Apple
Can your iPhone be hacked using just Play-Doh? Yep.
February 2016
Touch ID may not be as secure as you thought, with a mobile security company getting around the security with an unlikely partner in crime: Play-Doh.