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 political and economic significance of biometrics are being changed by the potential for sharing biometric data between web servers…

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Researchers say NIST biometric datasets include images of vulnerable individuals taken without consent

The U.S. government, researchers, and businesses have collected facial images from immigrants, abused children, and the deceased to test facial…

 

Gun storage company develops biometric access control unit

Firearm storage company Vara Safety has introduced a mounted handgun holster equipped with a fingerprint sensor for easy and secure…

 

ImageWare to provide biometric engine for telecom with 30 million customers

ImageWare Systems has reached an agreement to provide its patented multi-modal Biometric Engine for user authentication to a major telecommunications…

 

Yoti announces new e-signing platform and Scottish government deployment

Yoti has made a series of announcements about a new deployment, a new product, a new look and a new…

 

U.S. Congressional Rep. plans national strategy to maintain global artificial intelligence lead

U.S. Congressional Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) will devise a national artificial intelligence strategy for the country, as Congress will play…

 

EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

 

Visa report suggests facial recognition key to mass transit evolution

Facial recognition is a key technology for the future of mass transportation, with potential uses for safety in urban environments,…

 

Microsoft denies partnership with Chinese biometric surveillance firm SenseNets

Microsoft has denied the existence of any partnership with SenseNets, and asked SenseNets to remove the Microsoft logo from its…

 

U.S. Congress moves to regulate facial recognition technology

The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate with bipartisan sponsorship from Senators Brian Schatz…

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