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Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is the editor of 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.

Depressed demand for smartphones in China during the fourth quarter of Fingerprint Cards’ fiscal 2022 weighed down the company’s sales…

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Sentry builds Infineon secure elements into biometric cold-storage wallet

The latest generation secure elements from Infineon have been selected for integration into the biometric cold-storage wallet for crypto developed…

 

Advanced digital ID document analysis devices from Elyctis, Regula deployed

IT security, software development and automation provider Vitkovice IT Solutions has revealed that it has integrated ID document readers from…

 

Biometric payment cards launched by G+D, demoed by STMicroelectronics

The new biometric payment card from Giesecke+Devrient has been launched under the brand name ‘Convego YOU.’ Benefits to issuers include…

 

Lack of talent and focus on users pose barriers to Canada’s digital ID ambitions

There is plenty of optimism about the future of digital identity in Canada, but that was not the focus during…

 

Biometrics providers push further into financial services, past digital ID misconceptions

A set of stubborn myths about digital ID are posing stubborn barriers to its application in banking and financial services,…

 

Program nearly set for biometrics workshop from EAB, CITeR and Idiap in April

A joint biometrics workshop has been announced for later this year by the European Association for Biometrics and America’s Center…

 

Isorg pitches OPD biometrics for higher resolution smartphones with Precise collaboration

The collaboration between Isorg and Precise Biometrics aims to address the performance requirements of fingerprint biometrics on smartphones utilizing polarizer-less…

 

Privately bringing on-device biometrics and age estimation to diverse market sectors

The desire to protect children from inappropriate content and goods is bound up with broader concerns about trust in the…

 

Biometrics providers stake out positions for future revenue

The first major biometrics consolidation of the year is in, with Tech5’s acquisition of Imageware assets. That deal, which strengthens…

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