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."

 

Biometric identity verification startup Authenteq raises $5M in Series A funding

Identity verification startup Authenteq has raised €4.4 million (US$5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Capital300 and…

 

Unisys CEO calls for biometric adoption as part of U.S. unified national cybersecurity approach

Different sectors of society, including governments, businesses, academia and private citizens must all act to ensure that advanced technologies, including…

 

Less than 10 percent of UK police forces accredited for fingerprint processing

The basic quality standards for fingerprint evidence are being met by less than 10 percent of UK police forces, potentially…

 

Global behavioral biometrics market forecasted to approach $4 billion by 2025

The global market for behavioral biometrics will grow by 23.7 percent CAGR from 2018 to 2025 to reach nearly $4…

 

Judge rules U.S. law enforcement cannot compel biometrics to unlock device

Police in the U.S. cannot compel people to unlock their mobile devices with fingerprint or facial biometrics, a California judge…

 

Mission Billion Challenge offers $100K in prizes for identity data privacy innovation

Cash prizes totaling $100,000 are being offered for the most promising solutions to enhance trust and protect personal data from…

 

Integrated Biometrics sells 100 additional Sherlock fingerprint sensors to Ukraine border agency supplier

The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine supplier Bancomzvjazok JSC has purchased 100 Sherlock FAP 45 fingerprint sensors from Integrated…

 

Camvi announces record biometric accuracy in UMass Faces in the Wild benchmark

Camvi Technologies has announced it achieved record-breaking accuracy of 99.87 percent in a recent University of Massachusetts’ Labeled Faces in…

 

IPO and $2B funding round could be coming for Chinese AI biometrics unicorns

Megvii is considering making an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange to raise up to $1 billion…

 

Researchers develop AI method for movement identification and tracking without facial recognition

A team of Portuguese researchers have developed a way to identify and track individual animals with artificial intelligence but without…

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