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."

 

Qualcomm awarded DoD contract for IT system access protection pilot

The Department of Defense has awarded Qualcomm’s Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) division a contract to establish a pilot program for…

 

Infineon launches tiny new 3D image sensor for smartphone integration

Infineon has developed a 3D image sensor which can be integrated in smartphone camera modules smaller than 12mm by 8mm,…

 

Gartner predicts smartphone AI to replace passwords with behavioral biometrics

Aritificial Intelligence features will become a critical differentiator for smartphone vendors over the next two years, and will soon enable…

 

Google researchers create universal adversarial image patches to defeat AI object recognition

A team of Google researchers has developed a way to defeat AI-based image recognition systems with adversarial images that can…

 

Samsung introduces new application processor with enhanced image processing and biometrics capabilities

Samsung has announced the launch of the Exynos 9 Series 9810 application processor to provide smart phones and devices with…

 

Goode Intelligence predicts biometrics will power keyless vehicle entry, more secure payments in 2018

The global biometrics market may experience a brief “plateau” or “dip” in 2018 as “the industry pauses to catch its…

 

UN Security Council Resolution calls for biometrics collection to stop terrorist travel

The UN Security Council recently passed a resolution requiring countries to collect biometric data from suspected terrorists as part of…

 

UIDAI denies reported major Aadhaar security breach

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has responded to a media report claiming that access to the entire Aadhaar…

 

FotoNation announces iris recognition solution for VR

Xperi computational imaging and facial analytics subsidiary FotoNation has announced the launch of iris recognition solution IrisXR for AR, VR,…

 

Somaliland election saw Iris ID technology deployed

Somaliland’s presidential election in November was the world’s first national election to use iris recognition to register and identify voters….

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