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."

 

Police facial recognition off in Orlando, on in Netherlands and considered in Sweden

Orlando Police Department’s (OPD’s) trial of Amazon’s Rekognition facial biometric software has reached the end of its second phase and…

 

New version of ID R&D voice biometric solution boasts cross-channel enrollment and 10x speed boost

ID R&D has released a new version of its voice biometric software which provides simplified enterprise integration and cross-channel enrollment,…

 

UK government launches passport check pilot and issues a call for digital identity testimony

The UK government has issued a call for comments on the development of digital identities, including the role of the…

 

Nulab adds WebAuthn support for biometric access to productivity software

Productivity software company Nulab has launched support for the WebAuthn standard to allow users to log in to their accounts…

 

Mumbai housing authority to conduct biometric survey of temporary housing tenants

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) of Mumbai will carry out biometric registration of tenants in “transit camps”…

 

Proposed law to update Sri Lankan border control system with biometrics

Sri Lanka’s government is planning to pass a new Immigration and Emigration Act to cover the introduction of electronic and…

 

This week in biometrics and identification technology

Aviation security featured prominently among the headlines in the biometrics industry this week, with new pilots rolling out at airports…

 

Biometric technology in development for several auto applications

A growing number of technology providers and auto makers are working on implementing biometrics for several different use cases, from…

 

Facial biometrics opportunities shown as tech applied to diverse use cases

Biometric facial recognition continues to proliferate, with a new deployment at a soccer stadium in Denmark, a new casino tracking…

 

NEC sues Australian agency for biometric contract cancellation

NEC Australia is going to court to seek compensation from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) for the cancellation of…

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