Palmprint, safer than fingerprints or facial recognition?

Biometrics are increasingly used for identification and mobile payments, but most current systems face limitations and concerns about privacy. Maybe you’ve worried about your facial data being held by various tech companies or hesitated about pressing your finger on a...

New patent hinted Face ID in future Apple Watch models

Face ID may be coming to Apple Watch, as the company has been granted a patent for a method of implementing a camera on the wearable device, BGR reports. BGR points out that while it may be impractical for Face ID to be used for wearable device access, the biometric...

Amazon tests Whole Foods payment system that uses hands as ID

The e-tailing giant’s engineers are quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way to ring up a store purchase, with the goal of rolling them out at its Whole Foods supermarket chain in the coming months, The Post has learned. Employees...

Apple patents Watch band that could ID you from your wrist skin

As spotted by PatentlyApple, the company was granted a handful of patents this morning, all focused on bringing new tricks to the Watch by way of the band. The first patent describes a sensor built into the Watch or the watch’s band that could use infrared to build a...