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After A Year, The FitBit Launches

Another snoopy fitness gadget comes our way in the form of the Fitbit, which took the TechCrunch 50 by storm last year but couldn't seem to get off the ground.  But it's now got a launch date scheduled--this Tuesday. The ninety...
 
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The Bodybugg–Complete Weight Loss Help

If you're having a tough time keeping your weight down, you may be interested to know that a new gadget is available to help.  It's called the Bodybugg and it helps in pretty much every aspect of weight loss. The Bodybugg measu...

 
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Biocase: An Indestructible Suitecase With Fingerprint Lock

Perhaps you've got plans for a trip abroad that include a 'seedy' location with the potential for criminal threat lurking at every corner.  Sure, locking your luggage would be a great solution, but generally speaking fumbling f...
 
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Sony Launching Mofiria Finger Vein Authentication Tech, To Make Mobile Phones Secure

Vein Scanners are nothing new, but we have yet to see them gain significant ground in the consumer market.  Today, Sony announced a compact finger vein authentication technology that is small enough to fit on a mobile phone.  C...

 
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Fujitsu Launches Waterproof Phone With Fingerprint Reader, The F-01A

Apparently, when Fujitsu says 'peace of mind' they mean it.  Why so?  They're latest phone, which is available on Japan's NTT DOCOMO network, features fingerprint security and the ability to be submersed in 1 meter of water for...
 
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Scott A. Jones’ Mansion Walk Through, Includes Secret Passages, Retina Scanners & More (video)

Scott A. Jones won a contract with the telephone industry back in the late 80s to develop a mass level voicemail system. He also invented Gracenote and a few other things. As a result, he's been 'paid', and his home in Indianap...

 
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Car Finger Print Reader Promises Safety & Security

Two Chinese students have invented a device that might mean 'giving the finger' before you even start your car.  Zhao Wencai and Li Zhoumu, from China's University of Geoscience, have built a finger print reader that doubles as...
 
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BACTrack: A Strawless Breathalyzer

You'll breath easy with the Digital Breathazlyer from BACTrack.  Aside from knowing if you're too trashed to drive, you don't have to place your mouth on a bacteria infested straw; just blow into the front of the device.  It'll...

 
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Out Of Juice? Just Strap on This Knee Brace

Researchers from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia have developed a knee brace like device, that when worn while walking will charge an internal battery. The Biomechanical Energy Harvester (sounds more like an implant...
 
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New Fraud Protection:Voice Recognition Credit Card

I just stumbled across this while reading this month's issue of Popsci. Have you ever worried about a crook snagging your card and ordering high end goods over the phone? Well, the Beepcard contains a prototype paper-thin speak...

 
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Forget Signatures, Just Scan Your Fingerprint

A company known as SmartMetric ordered a press release today announcing the development of what they tout as the first ‘affordable’ fingerprint scanner for credit cards and similar sized IDs. This isn’t the first time we’ve hea...
 
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Vein Scanning Keyboard Provides Extra Security

You know those Vein scanners we talked about a couple months and some ago?  Well, it looks like they are finally making their way into some consumer level products.  The keyboard here features a Vein scanner for computer securi...