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.

 

Facial biometrics study suggests Amazon performance unchanged as Microsoft launches antibias tool

Comparitech has released a report on biometric bias in Amazon’s facial recognition offering, similar to previous reports from the ACLU comparing…

 

Datasonic stock analysts and Precise Biometrics CEO hear industry opportunities knocking

Malaysia’s Datasonic is rumored to be on the heels of a series of government contracts, while Precise Biometrics’ CEO is…

 

New NIST FRVT Quality Assessment report seeks to improve face biometrics performance metrics

A second draft of the FRVT (Face Recognition Vendor Test) Quality Assessment Report has been published by the National Institute of…

 

Behavioral and passive biometrics argued as key to secure online user experience by BioCatch and NuData

Behavioral and passive biometrics are the means for businesses to rescue online user experiences from the friction used to secure…

 

Startup receives funding from Indian government for real-time biometric and thermal scanning solution

A funding body with India’s government has announced a loan for biometric facial recognition provider Cocoslabs Innovations to develop a…

 

FIDO launches consumer outreach with website and trust mark; eIDAS white papers and webinar

The FIDO ecosystem has been built up, and the organization is now reaching out to educate consumers on the value…

 

Chinese government and biometrics suppliers respond to U.S. Entity List expansion

State publication China Daily reports expert opinion that the addition of 33 new companies, including five biometrics providers, to the U.S….

 

ID4Africa launches registration for webinar on ID management and COVID-19

Registration is now open to attend a webinar presented by ID4Africa with some of the leading lights of identity authorities in…

 

Australia’s digital ID system passes $200M in costs as fee system considered

Australia’s GovPass scheme has exceeded $200 million in costs so far, as the government attempts to monetize the national digital…

 

HooYu facial biometrics and identity verification tools to boost onboarding for Equifax customers

Equifax has partnered with HooYu to expand the range of identity and fraud prevention tools it offers with the onboarding…

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