Biometrics Stocks to Watch Amid New iPhone Hoopla

As the new iPhone launches with a mobile payment app and a fingerprint recognition reader, a Web site has complied a directory of publicly traded companies that play in the biometrics field.

NEW YORK CITY –, a global news source covering leading technology sectors, has compiled a list of biometric stocks to watch as Apple gets set to launch its new iPhone, which features a mobile wallet app with fingerprint identification.

Several of the companies in the directory will be familiar to physical security industry professionals. The directory, which provides a brief overview of each firm and its work with biometrics, includes Honeywell, Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd., NAPCO Security Systems and Northrop Grumman Corp.

Apple said it plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing users to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger.

The new iPhone will simplify mobile payment by including a special communication chip, along with a fingerprint recognition reader that debuted on the most recent iPhone, according to news reports.

You can read the directory of companies compiled by here.

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