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."

 

Yitu and VisionLabs impress in latest NIST facial recognition test results

The latest results from the National Institute of Science and Technology’s (NIST’s) Ongoing Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) for Verification…

 

Fingerprint biometrics companies look to cashless shift for boost

Fingerprint Cards expects commercial use of payment cards with fingerprint biometrics to begin next year with society moving away from…

 

Respected biometrics researcher Anil Jain criticized for China connections

Renowned biometrics expert and head of Michigan State University’s Biometrics Research Group Anil Jain is receiving criticism for what is…

 

IDnow facial biometrics to secure Lottoland against underage users

Online gaming and lottery company Lottoland has chosen IDnow to help transform its identification processes with facial biometrics to meet…

 

Morocco places moratorium on facial recognition, California limits police use

Morocco has placed the regulation of biometric facial recognition in the country in the hands of the National Commission for…

 

Facial recognition for biometric access control at Olympics and FIFA World Cup

Intel will power NEC’s NeoFace biometric facial recognition system for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with Intel Core i5 processors and…

 

BioConnect launches physical access control product to extend biometrics to existing systems

BioConnect has launched a Unified Mobile Access solution to add biometric physical access control to existing systems. The company suggests…

 

Acceptto behavioral biometrics certified for FIDO2 server protocol

Acceptto has announced that its behavioral biometric technology has been certified by the FIDO Alliance for the FIDO2 server protocol…

 

McDonalds acquires Apprente to bring speech recognition to drive thrus

In an effort to bring speech recognition to the drive thru, McDonald’s has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Apprente, TechCrunch…

 

Cimcon raises $33M to expand smart city push as VSBLTY extends LATAM partnership

Smart city technology provider Cimcon has closed a $33 million financing round, including a $23 million Series C round and…

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