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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.

 

Intellicheck reports higher cloud ID verification revenue in steady financial results

Year-end financial results for Intellicheck indicate a steady uptick in cloud-based identity verification adoption, providing a source of optimism for…

 

Datasets driving facial recognition development fueled by data privacy violations

The shift from manual feature engineering to neural networks that supercharged facial recognition also created a market for face data…

 

UK biometric ethics group to consider implications of gait and voice recognition

Gait and voice biometrics are becoming more interesting to government and law enforcement agencies, prompting a need for ethical guidance,…

 

Distributed biometrics hold promise of privacy and usability in remote authentication

Biometrics experts from Keyless and the New York Institute of Technology will join Biometric Update for a webinar on a…

 

Corsight’s Porter calls out ‘clickbait’ biometric bias claims

A mismatch by a facial recognition system is blamed for a wrongful arrest in Maryland in a Wired article that…

 

Selfie biometrics for KYC expanding in Pakistan, Thailand, and Colombia

Aware is now providing biometric authentication to one of the leading banks in Pakistan through a partnership with mobile data…

 

Biometric hardware, ID documents and processes to ease travel advance

Biometrics for travel, by air land or sea, are a theme among several of the most-read stories on Biometric Update…

 

AI tools make layering technologies a requirement for voice authentication

A reporter with the Guardian Australia has replicated an experiment by a Vice reporter who broke into his own bank…

 

Digital Travel Credential Pilot relaunched with Idemia biometric app

A Dutch consortium has chosen Idemia to provide technology for the world’s first transatlantic Digital Travel Credential (DTC) Pilot, using…

 

Pioneering BixeLab test shows accuracy of Tech5 contactless fingerprint biometrics

Contactless fingerprinting has reached the stage in its maturity of laboratories pioneering independent testing from biometrics developers at the forefront…

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