Biometric Update for January 18, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has shared its plans to deploy facial recognition at boarding gates as part of a HK$2…

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By Anthony Kimery

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI -- and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

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By Stephen Mayhew

ZKTeco USA has announced a strategic partnership with V-Authenticate, an independently owned software developer known for its visitor management software…

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By Chris Burt

The proliferation of smart devices is one of the key factors driving the growth of biometrics adoption in the Asia-Pacific…

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By Chris Burt

NEC has announced that the DOCOMO 5G Open Lab OKINAWA has provisioned a demo facial recognition system leveraging Multi-access Edge…

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By Chris Burt

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

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By Chris Burt

Computer vision startup alwaysAI has closed a $4 million Series A funding round, which it intends to use to broaden…

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By Martin Zizi

This is a guest post by Martin Zizi, founder and CEO of Aerendir Mobile. You probably remember what happened last…

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By Chris Burt

Canada needs to create a digital identification system leveraging new technologies like biometrics, blockchain, and live video document review to…

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By Chris Burt

A shareholder proposal organized by corporate activist non-profit Open MIC asks that Amazon halt its sales of facial recognition technology…

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By Chris Burt

Aratek has recently increased its focus on delivering biometric capabilities in remote locations, including with the launch of its new…

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By Chris Burt

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent…

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The campaign calls for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 which calls for legal identity for all by 2030.

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