Commercial Applications

The commercial application of biometrics refers to biometric systems in retail and customer-facing settings. This includes point-of-sale and payments, access control and identification. Typically, these use palm vein, fingerprint, iris recognition, facial recognition with retail-based systems.

CLEAR is providing biometric technology to car rental giant Hertz to speed up the car rental process for customers at…

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Twice as many consumers in emerging markets support retail facial recognition for purchase security

Using facial recognition to ensure purchase security is a good idea according to 61 percent of consumers in emerging markets,…

 

Singapore could soon have more than one thousand biometric vending machines

Singaporean company Le Tach Pte. Is planning to expand the number of its vending machine that support payments with facial…

 

Grubbrr raises funds to complete integration of AI and facial recognition tech

Fintech solutions provider TouchSuite announced a strategic investment in Grubbrr, a kiosk and AI POS technology platform that enables a…

 

NEC providing facial recognition for automated check-out in Japan convenience store pilot

Seven-Eleven Japan is planning to open a “cashierless” convenience store leveraging facial recognition technology from NEC for customer self check-out,…

 

Brazilian telecom plans to register biometrics for full subscriber base in four years

Brazilian telecom company Vivo will register biometrics for its entire subscriber base within four years, a company executive told a…

 

Yoti reveals planned facial age verification for major retailer in first birthday update

Yoti Age Scan will soon provide AI age estimation at self-checkouts for one of the largest retailers in the world,…

 

Tapway launches biometric business intelligence system for physical stores

Business intelligence startup Tapway has launched a facial recognition product to provide customer identity information and analytics to physical business…

 

Illinois Supreme Court Justices sceptical of defendant position on harm in biometric privacy suit

At least three of seven Illinois Supreme Court justices appear to be sceptical of the position expressed in oral arguments…

 

Illinois Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in key biometric data privacy suit

Illinois’ Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case which could set the precedent for whether technical violations of…

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