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."

 

Next Biometrics reports earnings gains and optimism over new fingerprint sensor deals

Next Biometrics has reported revenue of NOK 30.1 million (US$3.37 million) in the second quarter, up 18 percent from the…

 

London and Atlanta join Chinese cities among those with most public surveillance cameras

The cities with the most surveillance cameras in the word per capita are all in China, except for London and…

 

U.S. DISA develops prototype multi-biometric smartphone for “Assured Identity”

The U.S. military has developed a prototype smartphone embedded with the capabilities to measure numerous biometrics and contextual traits under…

 

Suprema issues statement on biometric records exposure

Suprema has responded to the recent cybersecurity incident in which unencrypted biometric records from the BioStar 2 access control system…

 

Virginia Tech deploys MorphoWave contactless biometrics for dining hall access

Virginia Tech has deployed MorphoWave scanners to campus dining halls to allow students to use fingerprint biometrics to for access…

 

Yoti provides biometric digital identity for employee references and student app

Yoti is providing its technology to enhance the online reference-checking system of human resource technology company RefNow, and has also…

 

Nymi pitches biometrics as answer to healthcare industry cybersecurity threats

A pair of studies suggest that the healthcare industry is in the process of embracing biometrics to combat cybersecurity threats….

 

Precise Biometrics announces YOUNiQ facial recognition solution for building security

Precise Biometrics has integrated the facial recognition capabilities of its YOUNiQ digital identity offering with door access systems to provide…

 

Industry groups criticize facial recognition hysteria

SIA (Security Industry Association) has published a report to combat misconceptions and provide perspective on facial biometrics while the Information…

 

Utah to consider bill blocking police from forcing biometrics to unlock phone

A bill is being prepared for Utah’s state legislature to prevent police from compelling suspects to unlock their smartphones with…

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