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58 Biometric Technology Innovations

From Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts to Fitness Tracking Earbuds

— August 30, 2014 — Business
The concept of biometric technology might seem a bit far fetched for some to really grasp because of the science fiction-like status that it has, but what we're seeing is that the integration of it into everyday life is happening far quicker than anticipated. Utilizing everything from facial recognition software to devices that monitor your vitals, biometric technology is making waves for being both convenient and invasive; whichever side of the spectrum you're on, you'll find a variety of different interesting examples of how biometric technology is closer to your person than you think.

As we enter a new age where computers and smartphones have moved past ubiquity to simply being completely engrained, it's clear we'll continue to see the expansion of biometric technology for years to come.
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Face-Directed Dance Videos
Face-Directed Dance Videos
Project 'Face Dance' by Supermarché Morphs Facial Movements to Dan
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Step-Tallying Headphones
Step-Tallying Headphones
Apple Smart Earbuds Will Shape the Way We Listen to Music
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Emotion-Detecting Cameras
Emotion-Detecting Cameras
Researchers Introduce Emotion-Detecting Camera for Cars
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Signature-Authenticating Money Cards
Signature-Authenticating Money Cards
The Biometric Credit Card Hopes to Curb Theft and Fraud
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Cardless Cash Dispensers
Cardless Cash Dispensers
The Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank Uses a Palm Scanning ATM for Accessing Accounts
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Avian Recognition Apps
Avian Recognition Apps
The Birdsnap App Can Recognize 500 North American Bird Species
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Digital Content-Bookmarking Eyewear
Digital Content-Bookmarking Eyewear
The Amoeba Headset Records Biometric Data to Analyzes Interest
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Voice-Activated Entertainment Systems
Voice-Activated Entertainment Systems
Microsoft’s New Xbox One Uses Voice and Face Recognito
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Youth-Determining Apps
Youth-Determining Apps
Age Recognition Software can Estimate How Old a Person Is
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Emotion-Detecting Eyeglass Apps
Emotion-Detecting Eyeglass Apps
The Fraunhofer Google Glass App Uses Facial Recognition Technology
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Selfie-Sprucing Software
Selfie-Sprucing Software
This MIT Selfie Technology Converts Ordinary Selfies into Pro Portraits
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Biometric Medications
Biometric Medications
Hospitals Exchange Insurance Cards for Vein Scanners
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Biometric Workout Shirts
Biometric Workout Shirts
The OMsignal Shirts Track Wearers' Performance Levels and Statistics
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Emotional Reaction Detectors
Emotional Reaction Detectors
The NeoFace Facial Recognition Program Analyzes Customers' Behavior
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Face Check-Ins
Face Check-Ins
Facedeals Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Check You Into a Location
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Pulse-Checking Fingerprint Finances
Pulse-Checking Fingerprint Finances
The Nexus Fingerprint Scanner Foils Hackers by Measuring Pulse
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Stat-Tracking Gearhead Timekeepers
Stat-Tracking Gearhead Timekeepers
The Nismo Watch Lets You Track Lap Times and Heart Rate Data
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Sensor-Equipped Basketballs
Sensor-Equipped Basketballs
The 94Fifty Bluetooth Basketball Uses Internal Sensors to Help Coaches
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Text-Free Cash Machines
Text-Free Cash Machines
Pillar ATMs Designed for the Illiterate in Developing Communities
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Eye Scanning Phone Locks
Eye Scanning Phone Locks
The Eyeverify Ensures It's You by Scanning Your Eye In a Snap
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Joy-Detecting Joysticks
Joy-Detecting Joysticks
Sony's Biometric Controller Will Know How Entertained or Stressed You Are
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Anti-Imposter Phone Cases
Anti-Imposter Phone Cases
The AOptix Stratus Has Four Layers of Mobile Identity Verification
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Anti-Snooping Backup Devices
Anti-Snooping Backup Devices
The Biometric Hard Drives Support Up to Five Sets of Prints
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Biometric Buying Systems
Biometric Buying Systems
This New Payment System Lets You Buy Things with Your Face
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Fitness Tracking Earbuds
Fitness Tracking Earbuds
The iriver ON by Valencell Monitors Physical Efforts and Plays Music
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Name-Guessing Apps
Name-Guessing Apps
This Software can Somewhat Accurately Guess Someone's Name Based on Variables
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Photo-Snapping Mirrors
Photo-Snapping Mirrors
The Selfie Mirror by iStrategyLabs Snaps Pics and Puts Them on Twitter
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Touch-Free Technology Systems
Touch-Free Technology Systems
Sesame Enable is Opening the Door to Hands-Free Touchscreen Use
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Biometric Bar Tabs
Biometric Bar Tabs
The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel Utilizes the Biometric PayTouch System
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Selfie-Unlocked Phone Apps
Selfie-Unlocked Phone Apps
The FaceCrypt Password App Unlocks Phones with a Selfie
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Retail Recommending Booths
Retail Recommending Booths
Inspiration Corridor Offers Fashion Suggestions and Helps Locate Items
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Vein-Scanning Payment Systems
Vein-Scanning Payment Systems
The Quixter Vein Scanner Reads the Unique Patterns on Your Palm
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Retinal Password Keepers
Retinal Password Keepers
The Hoyos Eyelock USB Iris Scanner Helps Your Date Stay Safe
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Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
The Privacy Visor Keeps the Wearer's Identity Under Wraps
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Robotic Shopping Dummies
Robotic Shopping Dummies
Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro's Android Mannequin Interacts with Consumers
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Fitness-Monitoring Headphones
Fitness-Monitoring Headphones
The BioSport Headphones are Perfect for Training and Working Out
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Facial Recognition Doorbells
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
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Biometric Measuring Machines
Biometric Measuring Machines
The Latin Weighing Machine Gives a Breakdown of Biological Data
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Palm Print-Scanning ATMs
Palm Print-Scanning ATMs
The New Chase Bank Electronic Banking Kiosks Could Use Biometric Scanning
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Eye-Operated Lenses
Eye-Operated Lenses
The Iris Camera Sees the World How You Really See It
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Health-Monitoring Insoles
Health-Monitoring Insoles
The ‘Biometric Shoe Sole’ Maps Your Unique Footprint
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Yawn-Activated Vending Machines
Yawn-Activated Vending Machines
Douwe Egberts' Coffee Machine is Clever Marketing
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Emotional Messaging Apps
Emotional Messaging Apps
The Xpress App Uses Replaces Emojis with Your Own Expressive Selfies
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Iris-Verified Online Security
Iris-Verified Online Security
Hoyos Group EyeLock Will See that You Never Get Hacked Again
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Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
This Top is About Detecting Epileptic Seizures and Collecting Data
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Vital Sign Video Games
Vital Sign Video Games
The Biometric Steam Box Controller Confirmed in Development
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Rage-Preventing Gaming Headsets
Rage-Preventing Gaming Headsets
The Immersion Headset Can Control Your Gaming Rage
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Facial Recognition Cat Feeders
Facial Recognition Cat Feeders
The Bistro Cat Feeder Has Feline Facial Recognition for Portioning
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Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Sanden Vending Machine Provides Extreme Customization
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Face-Dialing Phones
Face-Dialing Phones
A Phone for Seniors Lets You Scan Pictures to Call People
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Identity-Scanning Turnstiles
Identity-Scanning Turnstiles
The Lunar Facial Recognition Payment System Streamlines the Subway
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Blind Spot Eliminators
Blind Spot Eliminators
The A Plus Pillar Displays Surroundings in Real-Time in the Front Beams
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Inner Child-Capturing Apps
Inner Child-Capturing Apps
The 'Baby and Me' App Scans Your Face to Show You Your Younger Self
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Fingerprint Scanning Deadbolts
Fingerprint Scanning Deadbolts
This Deadbolt Allows for Keyless, Fingerprint-Enabled Entry
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Face-Recognizing Rides
Face-Recognizing Rides
Toyota's Smart Insect Prototype Uses Kinect Technology to Identify Owners
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Tattooed Electronic Skin Sensors
Tattooed Electronic Skin Sensors
These Researchers Developed Tattooable Health Monitoring Sensors
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Facial Recognition Snack Machines
Facial Recognition Snack Machines
This Facial Recognition Vending Machine Personalizes Purchases
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Emotionally-Charged Phones
Emotionally-Charged Phones
The Blackberry Empathy Conveys Feelings Using a Biometric Ring
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