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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.

Digital identity apps and wallets for government services are expanding around the world, with Mastercard services going live in North…

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Selfie biometrics roll out for USPTO, gaming company, but Rhode Island takes a pass

U.S. government agencies and online service companies continue to deploy selfie biometrics to balance fraud reduction, compliance and user experience,…

 

‘All options remain on the table’ for Imageware after tough quarter

Imageware’s latest financial report indicates that the biometrics provider may be running out of funds. The company had $1.7 million…

 

Simplified Arrival face biometrics reaches 5 new ports, faces questions

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), meanwhile, has launched its Simplified Arrival face biometrics to a pair of pedestrian border…

 

Contactless biometric immigration checks roll out in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has deployed a biometric “e-channel” at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong-Zuhai Macau Bridge and Shenzhen Bay border…

 

Smart Engines’ computer vision chosen for credit card scanning on Kazakh super app

Smart Engines computer vision software for automatic credit card scanning has been integrated by Kazakh Super App Kaspi.kz to enable seamless…

 

Researchers develop biometric technology for fingerprint-sensing film

A collaboration between South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), academic and OEM researchers has resulted in the development…

 

Technologies updated for biometric cards by STMicroelectronics, Neurotechnology

The market opportunity for biometric smart cards is drawing new players, and segments beyond traditional payment cards appear to be…

 

Infineon launches FIDO online authentication, biometric wearable solutions

Infineon has expanded its SECORA ID online authentication portfolio with new tools for securing digital identities with FIDO authentication and implementing…

 

Macau expands facial recognition on surveillance system used in one-third of investigations

Macau’s police are using a public surveillance system frequently in criminal investigations, according to comments from the special administrative region’s…

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