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.

The biometric payment card offered by Thales Group with a Fingerprint Cards sensor has been announced as the first contactless…

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Yoti outlines humanitarian and digital identity research plans in 2020 Social Purpose Strategy

Yoti’s 2020 Social Purpose Strategy has been published by the company. “Social purpose is at the heart of everything” Yoti…

 

Biometrics vendors increasingly targeted by data privacy act plaintiffs, and other defendants too

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against fingerprint and background check service provider Biometric Impressions for allegedly failing…

 

Good practices guide for CRVS and identity management shows global birth registration at 73 percent

A compendium of good practices for civil registration and identity management has been published by the Global Partnership for Sustainable…

 

Auto biometrics market projected for massive growth as industry players demo new technology

The global market for biometrics in automotive access applications, while still developing, will go through a massive growth period from…

 

Marshals Service seeking information on “counter-biometric” services

The U.S. Justice Department’s Marshals Service has issued a request for information (RFI) from vendors on counter-biometric expertise to perform…

 

Biometrics stocks update: Fingerprint Cards, Ambarella, Vuzix, RealNetworks, Synaptics, FacePhi

Biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards has been implemented in the new Halo Touch smart door lock being launched to the…

 

Airport biometrics predications, deployments, upgrades and plans for future services

Biometrics is one of Future Travel Experience’s “12 technology trends for airlines and airports to focus on in 2020,” having…

 

Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas drove many of this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news items…

 

Doorbells, home security cameras and locks among consumer biometric devices at CES 2020

The number and range of consumer and enterprise devices featuring biometrics at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has continued to…

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