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."

Payment firm Wirecard has launched an IoT retail shelf which automates the purchase process with facial recognition to create a…

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Privacy groups call on Amazon to stop marketing facial recognition technology to police

Privacy activists including the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Amazon to stop marketing its Rekognition technology to police, out…

 

Fujitsu palm vein authentication technology tracking tourists to Great Barrier Reef

A prototype of the Tourist Onboard Management System (TOMS), featuring palm vein authentication technology from Fujitsu, was recently tested as…

 

Award-winning startup ID-Pal bringing biometric onboarding solution to the U.S.

Irish startup ID-Pal is working with JobsOhio to secure a grant to establish a U.S. base in Columbus, and is…

 

Pentagon to trial behavioral identifiers on smartphones as Common Access Card replacement

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is funding a project to develop an identity verification method based on the capture…

 

Acuant joins Okta Integration Network to provide enterprises with identity verification

Acuant has joined the Okta Integration Network to add its document verification technology to Okta’s cloud identity management platform, according…

 

Orbbec raises $200 million in funding round led by Any Financial

3D motion sensor company Orbbec has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round led by Alibaba Group investment…

 

Humaniq announces authentication partnership and expansion into new African markets

Humaniq has announced a partnership with authentication firm Prover to add forgery detection for video materials to its fintech platform,…

 

Decision in favor of mSIGNIA in suit against InAuth moves proceedings toward trial

mSIGNIA has announced what it calls a “milestone victory” in a patent dispute with InAuth, as the Patent Trial and…

 

Startup sesame launches free app to enable authentication with fingerprint or facial recognition

Austrian authentication startup sezame has launched a free application to enable biometric authentication to log in to websites and confirm…

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