Brain-to-machine technologies, including facial recognition, gesture recognition, voice recognition, iris scanning, and ultrasound, when implemented in smartphones allows users to unlock the device and applications within it, as well as perform other functions. Multi-factor authentication offers users the ability to use whichever biometric technology that is most convenient at the time and can also be used to add an extra layer of security.
This report examines the increasing use of brain-to-machine technologies within smartphones, as well as other devices and applications. It covers an overview of the technology, what the different user interfaces are, how multi-factor authentication is advantageous, applications, advantages, challenges, and key market players. Forecasts include shipments by device type, smartphone biometric shipments and attach rates, and tablet biometric shipments and attach rates.