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."

Multinational accounting firm Accenture will soon launch the biometrics and blockchain-based “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, after signing a formal…

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UNHCR reaches 7.2M biometric records but critics express concern

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported major gains in biometric registration in 2018, reaching 60 operations…

 

U.S. may expand biometric and AI benchmarking as national strategy updated

The U.S. has revised its strategy for research and development of artificial intelligence, with an update from the White House…

 

New NEC biometrics and analytics service planned for July North America launch

NEC is launching a biometrics and image analysis service for large-scale facilities such as airports and sports stadiums to North…

 

Evident ID introducing new AI identity proofing solution at Identiverse 2019

Evident ID has announced the introduction of its new Evident360 verification software with comprehensive artificial intelligence-based identity proofing, which the…

 

Fingerprint and facial biometric bank account openings in Thailand on for Q3

Thailand’s central bank has announced that biometrics can be used by the country’s financial institutions to verify account openings in…

 

SAFR and MOBOTIX partnership brings facial biometrics to major European museum

SAFR biometric facial recognition from RealNetworks has been deployed to a high-profile museum in Europe on MOBOTIX cameras to provide…

 

Two ideas to break down vendor lock-in in foundational biometric ID systems launch at ID4Africa 2019

A lack of interoperability and vendor lock-in are long-standing barriers to successful identification systems in many places around the world,…

 

Morocco to host ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa 2020 will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, under the theme of “Identity 360.” Executive Director Dr. Joseph Atick announced…

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

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