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.

Biometric device unlocking with fingerprint scanning may soon be possible by pressing anywhere on the touchscreen, as Huawei has filed…

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Live biometric facial recognition use by South Wales Police ruled unlawful by appeals court

The use of facial biometrics for automatic public identification by South Wales Police has been declared unlawful by the UK…

 

Biometrics could help gaming industry with cybercrime, age verification as market evolves

Implementing selfie biometrics could help gaming platforms protect advertising revenues while shielding their customers against credential theft, according to the…

 

Biometric access control solutions announced by Fingerprint Cards and Daltrey

Fingerprint Cards and Daltrey have each announced new biometric access control solutions, the former for account and device access on…

 

Boosting voice biometrics with speech recognition gives Omilia leg up in passive authentication, CEO says

Before Omilia developed its own voice biometrics, CEO Dimitris Vassos came to the conclusion that many of the products in the…

 

IBIA and Open Technology Institute respond to commercial biometrics limitations of proposed privacy act

International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Executive Director Tovah LaDier is not thrilled with the National Biometric Information Privacy Act (NBIPA)…

 

Fingerprint Cards patent application for lower-cost ultrasonic biometric sensing system published in U.S.

A patent application filed by Fingerprint Cards for an acoustic fingerprint technology which could be used for relatively low-cost in-display smartphone…

 

Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID program as private digital ID systems grow

A pilot project to collect all information other than biometrics needed for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID program…

 

Biometric e-signature services from Yoti adopted, Syngrafii upgraded, and SiNERIX rebranded

E-signature services connected to biometric processes are in increased demand due to lockdowns around the world. Yoti has announced a…

 

Consultation on Malaysia’s biometric national digital ID plan closes, border control integration considered

A public consultation by Malaysia’s government on its proposed national biometric digital ID system has closed, Enterprise IT News reports, even…

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