December 22, 2014

What are the best applications for biometric smartcards?

Biometrics, which are physical or behavioral characteristics unique to a person, are making their way into a number of everyday […]
December 18, 2014

The three steps involved in biometric authentication

Smartcard manufacturers are looking at ways to enhance security in certain applications, and have found they can add an extra […]
December 17, 2014

What’s the best biometric for a smartcard?

We’ve all seen the futuristic movies that show a person gaining access to a secure area or authorizing a transaction […]
December 16, 2014

When prototyping, think “Maker”

I am famous (infamous?) among my sensor co-workers for all the “toys” scattered across my office.  By “toys”, I mean […]
December 16, 2014

NXP at CES 2015: Secure Connections for a Smarter World

Security – the state of being free from danger or threat – has always been an essential part of human […]
December 15, 2014

eCall to reduce the number of road fatalities by 2,500 each year

Statistics from the World Health Organisation suggest that a fatality is caused by a road accident every 25 seconds, and […]
December 15, 2014

All in one: MIFARE4Mobile gives smartphones multi-app MIFARE features

Multi-application MIFARE smartcards make it possible to do lots of things with a single card. The Rabbit card in Bangkok, […]
December 12, 2014

Kinetis MCU: A low power profile

Our ever-changing world of electronics Electronics have made great strides since the first radio receiver/transmitter, a.k.a. the “walkie-talkie,” was introduced […]
December 11, 2014

10 creative uses for Near Field Communication…smartly connecting everything

We’re on the verge of a worldwide NFC explosion. ABI predicts that NFC-enabled handsets available in market will soar fivefold […]
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