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September 20, 2013
If users readily embrace Apple's new Touch ID fingerprint reader, experts say it could press enterprise biometric adoption forward.
July 27, 2012
In addition to fingerprint technology, AuthenTec provides mobile security software licenses. One of its customers is Samsung, a main rival of Apple's.
July 25, 2011
Privacy researchers Alessandro Acquisti and Ralph Gross have converged facial recognition technology with publicly available personal information on social networks to identify individuals.
January 21, 2010
The telephone-based out-of-band authentication vendor adds voice recognition technology for banks, government agencies.
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