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.

 

New Telpo POS terminals now in live operation as facial biometrics for retail expand

Telpo has announced its new POS (point-of-sale) devices for payments with biometric facial recognition are being tested in Spain, Denmark…

 

Idemia biometric algorithm generates thousands of leads as fingerprint examiner tests questioned

Michigan State Police say the new fingerprint matching software the department acquired from Idemia in late 2018 is a “game…

 

Biometrics stocks wrap: Ping Identity, Goodix, Ipsidy, Idex

Several publicly traded companies in the biometrics and digital ID space have closed 2019 with announcements. Ping Identity has announced…

 

CES 2020 demos to show consumer biometrics growth and new applications

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 seems likely to feature more biometric technologies and applications than ever before, as the cutting-edge…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuits make “judicial hellholes” and Facebook Supreme Court hearing top concern

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois continues to make waves, with several cases winding their way through the…

 

Facial recognition use planned by police and border security as NIST report sparks concern

Australia’s Home Affairs Department says it needs to increase its use of facial biometrics with data from allied nations and…

 

Mastercard online authentication technology launches in India as banks tap biometrics

The Federal Bank of India has formed a partnership with Mastercard to use its global authentication program with the latest…

 

New edge AI accelerators coming from Samsung-Baidu partnership and Innodisk

Baidu and Samsung Electronics are planning to begin mass producing a cloud-to-edge AI accelerator chip in early 2020, to power…

 

Top biometrics and digital ID news stories of 2019: ramping up, investments and arguments

The spectacular growth of biometrics and digital identity drove the publication of more than 2,500 news items on Biometric Update…

 

Digital identity predictions for 2020: biometrics, deepfakes, cybersecurity and decentralized ID

Many companies in the biometrics, digital identity, and cybersecurity space have shared predictions for 2020 with Biometric Update, touching on…

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