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."

 

Zetes to present on public service delivery and showcase biometric solutions at ID4Africa

Zetes is returning as a Platinum sponsor of ID4Africa for the movement’s fifth annual conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, June…

 

APAC region bank customers more comfortable with biometric ATMs than behavioral biometrics

The increasing prevalence of biometrics and digital identities is making it necessary for banks to provide customers with confidence that…

 

CardLogix launches tablet for mobile multi-modal biometric verification and enrollment

CardLogix Corporation has launched a tablet for instant identity verification through multiple biometric modalities and high-security smart card technology, which…

 

BioID facial biometrics integrated into TESIS SYSware enterprise access control system

BioID’s cloud biometric BioID Web Service (BWS) has been integrated by German self-service password management SaaS provider TESIS SYSware to…

 

Neurotechnology updates SentiMask SDK with attribute detection and recognition

The second version of Neurotechnology’s SentiMask SDK has been released with applications including real-time face tracking and masking and 3D…

 

Biometrics Institute warns biometrics misuse could undermine public confidence

Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

 

U.S. Senators propose $2.2B bill to maintain AI leadership

The U.S. Government could spend $2.2 billion on advancing artificial intelligence over the next five years if a new law…

 

CBP rules bar airlines from using Biometric Exit data for advertising

Airlines using facial recognition as part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit program are contractually…

 

OmniVision launches sensor for Windows Hello facial recognition on 2-in-1 laptops

OmniVision Technologies has launched a new image sensor for 2-in-1 convertible laptops to provide greater accuracy for infrared (IR) Windows…

 

Card vendors seek higher margins with biometrics as India and U.S. adopt contactless payments

Embedded biometric technology is one of the key next-generation form factors for payment cards vendors are focused on to stop…

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