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."

 

Facial recognition competition heating up as Megvii reported in talks with Alibaba to raise $500M

Megvii is seeking at least $500 million in new funding, and is in talks with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and…

 

ImageWare partners with Gatekeeper Innovation to tackle opioid crisis with biometrics

ImageWare Systems has announced a partnership with Gatekeeper Innovation to combine their technologies to combat the national opioid epidemic in…

 

Limited number of Indian citizens may have option to leave Aadhaar and delete biometrics

The Indian government is considering making Aadhaar optional for the country’s citizens, and is finalizing an amendment to Section 33(2)…

 

Microsoft announces six principles for responsible facial recognition and urges new laws

Microsoft President Brad Smith is at it again. In a move to accept corporate responsibility and forward public policy dialogue,…

 

White House task force to update AI plan to maintain industry lead over China

The White House task force on artificial intelligence is planning to update the AI research and development plan launched two…

 

Biometric middleware market to quadruple over next decade

The global market for biometric middleware is projected to grow by 17.4 percent CAGR from just over $1 billion to…

 

Biometric security lanes from CLEAR deployed to Louis Armstrong airport in New Orleans

CLEAR has deployed its biometric security lanes to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to quickly and conveniently process…

 

BioCatch argues synthetic identity fraud renders static identity elements useless

The success of synthetic identity fraud is making the verification of static identity elements largely useless to prevent fraud, and…

 

id3 facial recognition shows combination of accuracy and low resource use in NIST testing

Facial recognition algorithms from id3 Technologies have scored respectable accuracy with a small template size and without benefit of a…

 

Singapore emergency responders to identify patients with biometrics by 2020

Paramedics and emergency service (EMS) responders in Singapore will be able to identify patients with fingerprints by 2020 to save…

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