Wednesday, March 27, 2019 03:21 PM

BRIEF: AUTOMOTIVE BIOMETRICS REACH A NEW GEAR - MOBILE ID WORLD

The idea of incorporating biometric technology into cars has been gaining traction for several years now, with many recognizing the obvious benefits of using, for example, fingerprint recognition instead of a key for the ignition. But now that biometric technology is starting to converge on the automotive industry in a big way, the full breadth of applications is coming into view.

First things first: Fingerprint-based ignition and car unlocking are now coming to real, commercial cars, thanks to a longtime mobile biometrics specialist:

Precise Biometrics Tech to Feature in New Hyundai Car Unlock/Ignition System[1]

Biometric driver identification also offers obvious applications in car-sharing platforms, where it can be used to make sure that authorized users are who they say they are:

Mitek Brings Identity Verification to HyreCar[2]

But biometric technology can be used not only for driver identification, but also to monitor drivers and passengers for safety purposes:

News source: GOOGLE NEWS

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