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."

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has slammed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC’s) AUD $52 million (US$38.6 million) biometrics…

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ACLU files broad request for information on Justice Department biometrics use

In a broad Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request the American Civil Liberties Union has asked for 20 different sets…

 

Italian lawmaker requests details of new police facial recognition system

An Italian legislator is requesting more information about the facial recognition system recently introduced for use by Italian police, which…

 

Strong cryptographic authentication for consumers up triple from 2017

The use of public key cryptography as one of multiple authentication factors has tripled for consumer authentication and grown by…

 

Cyberlink face biometrics integrated with Altek 3D imaging chip for smart security systems

Digital imaging application maker Altek Corp is integrating Cyberlink’s AI facial biometric engine FaceMe with its 3D depth-sensing solutions to…

 

Facial biometrics to secure Brazilian digital bank transactions and Carnival celebrations

Facial recognition adoption seems to be increasing in Brazil, with Rio de Janeiro deploying a facial recognition system for public…

 

Facebook and Technical University of Munich launch Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

Facebook has announced the creation of an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence in partnership with the Technical University…

 

Amazon files patent for replay attack detection method to protect voice authentication

A patent filed by Amazon for a replay attack detection technology for biometric voice authentication systems has been published by…

 

Zwipe raises NOK 120M with market listing expected later this month

Zwipe has successfully raised NOK 120 million (US$14 million) in a substantially over-subscribed new share offering ahead of its planned…

 

Bosch launches platform for third-party AI security apps on IoT cameras

Bosch has launched an app store for artificial intelligence surveillance technologies to be integrated with IoT devices, Forbes reports. As…

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