May 21, 2019

Your Heartbeat is Your Password

Halifax is testing wristbands that pick up a wearer’s heartbeat and use it as a way of logging into their mobile banking app. The Nymi Band would be connected to a smartphone via Bluetooth, and use ECG sensors to pick up the wearer’s unique heart rhythm. Customers would put the band on their wrists, which […]

The Diginomic ‘Wave’:Techie Embeds Chip in Hand

DiginomicWorld News has been predicting since 2012 that “the future of digital economics is in ‘the Wave.’ Be it installation, augmentation or implementation through virtualization — the ultimate technology … whether it is card, communicator or chip … will be little more than the simple ‘wave’ of the hand, and your bill is paid. It’s […]

Shopping in the Future: Diginomics in Full Swing!

Smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, mobile commerce — all abounding to abundance in an increasingly diginomic world. Smart refrigerators ordering fresh replacements, smart light bulbs that know when they will need to be replaced, even smart stores that know who you are and what your buying habits are upon your arrival with select coupons tailored to […]

Diginomics + Wearable Tech = The Power Suit

Since 2011, we have been talking about the future of alternative payment systems could be summed up in one phrase: “The Wave.” Simply wave your hand at the payment terminal, and that’s it! whether it be through biometrics, or wearable tech (calm technology), or a combination of both and more, “The Wave” would prove to […]

THE “INTERNET OF THINGS”: NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Speaking on what lies ahead for the “Internet of Things” (IoT) over the next 10 years or so, one semiconductor specialist is quoted in the January 2 edition of the San Jose Mercury News “Business” page as saying: “This will be potentially the biggest business opportunity in the history of people. We are changing the […]

Your Heartbeat Becomes Your Password

In the ongoing search for effective and secure replacements for passwords, there is the all-new Nymi wristband. For less than $100, you connect with your world through your unique ECG (“heartbeat”) patterns. This intriguing technology has already been heralded in WIRED (9.11.13), the New York Times (9.10.13), The Economist (5.9.13), TechCrunch (9.3.13), and NPR (7.2.13). […]

Target Mayhem Solution: Mag Stripes Going Away – Embedded Tech on the Way

We have been headed in this direction for some time. Now, thanks to the “Target fiasco” of Christmas 2013 in which over 40 million credit and debit card numbers were breached, the call to replace mag stripe technology has heightened. Cards with PIN-driven computer chips embedded and smartphones with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology inside […]

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY (ie: Google Glass) INTRODUCES WEARABLE BANKING.

WEARABLE BANKING could become the Google Glass Generation killer app! Diginomic lifestyles, cultures and fashions are rapidly coming into vogue, starting in 2014 when Google Glass is scheduled to make its public debut. The new app that will allow the Google Glass Generation to locate ATM machines nearby helps open the gates to what is […]

Embedded Internet: the Next Technological Revolution Already Here!

DIGINOMICS is not just about the digital economy. In a broader sense, it’s really about “all things digitized.” Take, for instance, the embedded Internet — the concept that the Internet is destined to be “attached to everything you touch … and everything that touches you!” “The potential is mind-blowing. The Internet of Everything is truly […]

Diginomic Society Means More Connected Homes, More Problems

One survey recently reported that there are currently over 10 billion objects connected to the Internet. These are predominately mobile devices such as tablet computers and cell phones. By 2020, the survey says, there will be more than 30 billion such connections coming mostly from smart home connections via the machine-to-machine communications, circa the Internet […]