Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is a writer and contributor to Biometric Update. He has also written nonfiction about information technology, dramatic arts, sports culture, and fantasy basketball, as well as fiction about a doomed astronaut. He lives in Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter @AFakeChrisBurt."

Google appears to have come down closer to Microsoft than Amazon, as the cloud giants pick positions on the readiness…

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Zwipe receives EUR 2.3M grant to scale and commercialize biometric payment technology

The European Commission has awarded Zwipe a €2.3 million (US$2.6 million) grant under the Horizon 2020 program to fund its…

 

IOM revealed as organization piloting biometric smart cards from Tactilis and NEXT Biometrics

Details have been announced for three trials of biometric smart cards provided by Tactilis and featuring NEXT Biometrics’ large-area fingerprint…

 

SensiPass reinvents the knowledge factor to offer three-factor authentication

Knowledge-based authentication is blamed for many data breaches, and the weakness of traditional KBA systems has been one of the…

 

Hamad International Airport plans full biometric roll-out as traffic increases

Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar plans to expand its deployment of biometrics to create a single system to…

 

Suspect Technologies raises $800K and plans launch of public surveillance facial recognition products

Facial recognition software startup Suspect Technologies has closed an $810,000 funding round, and plans to launch new suspect and watch…

 

Indian bank regulator considers live video to authenticate customers without Aadhaar biometrics

As financial institutions navigate the fallout of the court-mandated changes to Aadhaar rules, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is…

 

ID R&D announces new contact center partner and executive appointment

ID R&D will provide multimodal biometric authentication for call-center customers of TEN DIGIT Communication’s TDC BRIDGE solution, the company has…

 

NIST testing shows Rank One facial recognition algorithms’ combination of speed and accuracy

Rank One Computing has announced that its biometric algorithms have reduced error rates in NIST’s Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test…

 

Imprivata partners with DigiCert to streamline identity proofing workflows for electronic prescriptions

Imprivata and federally approved certificate authority DigiCert have announced a partnership to deliver a streamlined, fully integrated workflow for remote…

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