Sweden has a global reputation as a leader in developing innovative technologies. But will a trend for inserting microchips in the human body catch on? The Local spoke to one of the first Swedes to choose an implant to unlock her office door. Read More: ‘I’m among the first Swedes with a microchip’ – The […]
This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the global biometric systems industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news. Read More: The Global Government […]
So far this year, hackers have stolen more than 6.5 million Social Security numbers, CNNMoney has found. Read More: Why are we still using Social Security numbers to identify ourselves? | KPAX.com | Missoula, Montana.
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now offering Nevadans a choice of which type of driver’s license or identification card they may carry. Residents may choose between a “Real ID” compliant card and a standard card. Read More: DMV to offer Real ID Driver’s Licenses – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe News Weather, […]
A Dutch entrepreneur has had two wireless computer chips implanted under the skin in his hands to allow him to store digital currencies like Bitcoin inside his body. Read More: Video: Man embeds computer chips in hands to store Bitcoin – Telegraph.
A growing number of schools are using special tracking chips embedded in student ID cards or biometric scanners to track students, and the new technology is making many lawmakers nervous about its privacy implications. Read More: Growing unease among parents, lawmakers over biometric student tracking systems – EAGnews.org.
Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their “moment in the sun” but I am firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition technology. Technology must and will soon move from existing outside our bodies to residing inside us. That is the future of wearables, the next big frontier. Read More: Top […]
Acuity Market Intelligence has released a new report titled “The Global National eID Industry Report: 2014 Edition”, projecting a favorable future for chip-based electronic identity cards over the next five years. According to Acuity, by 2018 half of the world’s population will have chip based national eID cards. Read More: In Five Years Half The […]
Passed in 2005, the Real ID Act has been delayed for years. The federal government is finally enforcing the law this year. Read More: Real ID finally being enforced, Arizona says no – White Mountain Independent: Apache County.
Four out of five purchases in Sweden are paid electronically or by debit card and with the development of cheaper technology the trend is moving towards a fully cash free society, according to a new report. “Sweden and the rest of Scandinavia leads the world in terms of cashless trading,” said Bengt Nilervall at […]