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."

 

Apple patents voice biometrics-based device access system

Apple has patented a system for electronic “(d)evice access using voice authentication,” which would allow users to unlock a device…

 

Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…

 

Exabeam integrates Duo Security authentication and device log technology

Unified Access Security (UAS) company Duo Security and security information and event management (SIEM) provider Exabeam have partnered to combine…

 

Kairos sues founder Brian Brackeen and says company nearly broke

Kairos founder and former CEO Brian Brackeen is being sued by the company he started, which alleges theft in the…

 

New York City councillor to propose facial recognition disclosure rules for businesses

A New York City councillor is planning to introduce legislation which would require businesses using facial recognition technology to disclose…

 

Bezos says Amazon committed to working with U.S. Department of Defense

Amazon will continue to work with the U.S. Department of Defense, regardless of criticism, CEO Jeff Bezos told an audience…

 

Intercede announces new guide to mobile device authentication for federal agencies

Intercede has announced the launch of a cybersecurity guidance resource for federal agencies required to authenticate individuals through mobile devices…

 

IOTA Foundation announces palm vein biometric system powered by distributed ledger

Non-profit distributed ledger and permission-less ecosystem organization the IOTA Foundation has announced that its Tangle data structure will power a…

 

New OmniVision image sensor supports on-camera facial recognition in darkness

OmniVision Technologies has launched of a new image sensor which combines ultra-low-light (ULL) technology with its Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) technology…

 

Precise Biometrics to develop products for uniting biometric modalities in strategic shift

Precise Biometrics has unveiled its revised strategy for addressing the biometric technology market, which will see it pivot from a…

Most Read This Week

Biometrics Research Group

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics