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."

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

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IEEE takes on biometric standards for facial recognition to avoid social harms

The IEEE is working on creating standards for biometric facial recognition to address social concerns related to the technology with…

 

Ceva launches AI processor architecture and API for edge computer vision applications

Wireless connectivity and smart sensing technology provider Ceva has introduced its second-generation AI processor architecture, NeuPro-S, to support deep neural…

 

Chamber of Commerce urges dismissal of biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others have stepped up in support of Facebook’s attempt to have a class action…

 

FIDO Alliance to bring biometrics and strong assurance to identity verification

Authentication may be getting easier, with the FIDO Alliance’s standards making strong authentication with biometrics and other technologies much more…

 

Daon adds DHS and industry veteran John Sanders to expand biometric security globally

Daon has announced John Sanders has joined the company as President of Emerging Markets to lead the global expansion of…

 

NIST publishes draft privacy framework

The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has published a draft Privacy Framework in response to the EU’s GDPR,…

 

Gates Foundation identifies biometrics as one pillar of tech “trinity” for digital inclusion

Biometric identification is one-third of a trinity of technologies that can enable more efficient and equitable resource distribution in developing…

 

India extends deadline for facial biometrics bids as systems around the world seek clarity

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has extended the deadline for bids on participation in its centralized automatic facial recognition…

 

Osram Opto launches compact IR sensors for 2D facial recognition in smart watches

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched a pair of new infra-red biometric components with a compact form factor to provide 2D…

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