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.

 

Illinois Supreme Court ruling to clarify legal harm of biometric collection procedure violations

A suit against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for violating the consent requirements of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) is…

 

New York City councillor to propose facial recognition disclosure rules for businesses

A New York City councillor is planning to introduce legislation which would require businesses using facial recognition technology to disclose…

 

Chicago weighing special rules for businesses to use facial recognition for security

Chicago is considering amending its municipal code to allow businesses licensed by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to collect and…

 

Ensuring fair gambling the latest application for facial recognition at sporting events

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has an unusual motivation for the use of facial recognition reported by ESPN; identifying…

 

Biometrics Institute publishes questions for organizations to ask for responsible use

The Biometrics Institute has published a set of five questions for organizations to ask in order to ensure the responsible…

 

Two more potential class action suits filed under Illinois biometrics law

Proposed class-action law suits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against both fingerprint door-lock maker U-Tec…

 

Most consumers comfortable with AI to secure transactions but privacy concerns remain

The majority of people want to use artificial intelligence to save time and money, but are not comfortable with emotion…

 

Fliggy launches facial recognition ticketing for tourist destinations

Alababa’s online travel agency Fliggy has launched facial recognition ticketing at Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou as the first…

 

Japanese retailers walk fine privacy line to gather customer data with facial recognition

The Parco_ya shopping center in Tokyo’s Ueno district is using 90 cameras and facial recognition technology from AI startup Abeja…

 

Tuple applies AI face recognition technology to unmanned stores

Tuple Technologies has successfully applied its AI-based facial recognition technology to unmanned stores, allowing many consumers to simultaneously enter and…

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