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 European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

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Irish Minister faces questions about government use of facial imaging software in card issuance program

Ireland’s Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty has responded to questions in parliament about the use of…

 

Yitu and Sensetime bid on facial recognition contract for new Beijing airport

Yitu and SenseTime are preparing bids to provide facial recognition to Beijing’s new $12 billion airport, South China Morning Post…

 

Payment security software market to grow by 16 percent through 2022

The global market for payment security software will grow by nearly 16 percent CAGR from 2018 to 2022, driven by…

 

Hikvision providing nearly one thousand facial recognition cameras for surveillance system in Xinjiang

Hikvision is supplying nearly one thousand facial recognition cameras to the Chinese government to be installed at the entrances of…

 

BehavioSec touts European Banking Authority approval of behavioral biometrics for PSD2

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has confirmed that behavioral biometrics in a proven technology for enhanced authentication and is appropriate…

 

Facial recognition is at summer camp and being offered free to schools

Streaming media company RealNetworks has developed a facial recognition tool dubbed “SAFR”, which it provides to school administrators free of…

 

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus may include iris recognition

Samsung will launch a new version of its Galaxy Grand Prime Plus with an iris recognition sensor, possible this year,…

 

Apple likely launching 3 iPhones and 2 iPads with Face ID this year

Apple is very likely to include Face ID in three new iPhone and two new iPad models that will launch…

 

Nigeria to collect biometrics from security guards to reduce crime

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) is planning to collect biometrics from security guards in the country, followed…

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