Drowsiness Detection – A growing market

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Driver fatigue is one of the most significant factors that lead to vehicle accidents. According to the VSR report 2009, 20% of crashes and 12% of near-crashes were caused by the drowsy drivers. Specifically, each year nearly 100,000 drowsiness-related accidents are reported in the US, which results in over 70,000 injuries; 1,500 mortalities, and monetary losses of…

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Importance of biometrics in healthcare

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The healthcare system, in the process of transformation to enhance safe, quality and cost contained care, is facing many challenges. The most serious problems that healthcare system is experiencing are medical identity theft, other types of fraud in healthcare services and healthcare insurances. According to Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud report 2014, the current global average…

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