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Year: 2020

 

VinCSS new flagship fingerprint biometric security key certified for FIDO2 passwordless authentication

Vingroup subsidiary VinCSS has had its fourth biometric security technology certified to the FIDO2 standard for passwordless, on-device authentication, the company…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

 

New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group updates principles to emphasize rights and non-discrimination

The UK government’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has updated the ethical principles it released in 2018 to include…

 

Precise Biometrics collaborates on residential access control with Sehlhall Fastigheter

Precise Biometrics has partnered with Sweden-based sustainable community property manager Sehlhall Fastigheter to create a residential access system with biometric…

 

Malaysian ministry prioritizes security for biometric national digital ID initiative

Malaysian citizens’ data privacy and security will be a main government focus in the implementation of the country’s biometric National…

 

RingCentral acquires DeepAffects as more biometrics integrated to improve online meetings

RingCentral has acquired conversational intelligence provider DeepAffects to bring its multi-speaker biometric voice recognition, emotion recognition, real-time closed captioning and other…

 

Sony patent filing shows head acoustic biometrics, Apple granted patent for multi-user authentication

A patent filing from Sony Corporation showing the use of acoustic measurements of users as a biometric modality has been…

 

A pair of chip firms announce new depth and distance platform for face biometrics

An indirect time of flight platform for 3D imaging and facial recognition has been announced by Tower Semiconductor. The company…

 

Massachusetts governor to sign bill limiting police facial recognition after compromise

A compromise has been reached between Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the state senate to reduce the restrictions on facial…

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