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.

Moving beyond the distrust that prevented the Australia Card from being introduced a generation ago to provide effective digital ID…

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Suprema biometric access controller certified for UL 294 reliability

Intelligent biometric access controller CoreStation from Suprema has been confirmed for UL 294 compliance, which indicates the safety and reliability of…

 

ID R&D biometrics and liveness selected to power Credas onboarding solution

Biometric authentication providers have signed up new customers in several industries, including a new onboarding client for ID R&D, an…

 

Google argues alleged biometric privacy violations not covered by Illinois state law

Google has filed a motion to dismiss claims against it under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) from federal court…

 

Biometrics-backed digital ID in the spotlight as new laws and systems weighed around the world

The top news stories of the week on Biometric Update focus primarily on digital ID. Those stories cover government programs…

 

Report says lack of diversity in face biometrics datasets extends to expression, emotion

A pair of new studies on algorithmic bias in face biometrics both suggest that the lack of diversity in datasets…

 

Intercede reports $2.8M follow-on order, Idex Biometrics registers share capital increase

Intercede has reported revenues of £4.8 million (US$ million) in the first six months of its fiscal 2020 year, up 9…

 

ImageWare biometric presentation attack detection technology passes iBeta Level 1 testing

ImageWare’s BioIntellic biometric Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) technology has successfully passed testing for compliance to ISO/IEC 30107-3 Level 1 carried…

 

Fingerprint Cards collaborating on biometric payment cards for India with M-Tech

Fingerprint Cards and leading Indian smartcard manufacturer M-Tech are collaborating on the launch of contactless biometric payment cards for the Indian…

 

Now Hiring: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner

The recruitment of Scotland’s first-ever Biometrics Commissioner has begun, with details of the appointment posted to the Scottish Parliament’s website….

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