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."

 

UK Information Commissioner investigates automatic facial recognition use and issues warning

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating automatic facial recognition and warning that businesses must demonstrate the biometric technology’s…

 

London landlord deploys cameras with facial biometric capabilities over 67 acres

The Canary Wharf Group has deployed surveillance cameras with facial biometric capabilities across 67 acres of London’s Kings Cross estate,…

 

Aadhaar enabled payment system used for 220M biometric transactions in July

India’s Aadhaar enabled payment system (AEPS) surpassed 200 million transactions with biometric authentication in the month of July, 2019, ZeeBiz…

 

CBP publishes draft tender for facial recognition services for Biometric Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking a vendor to help upgrade its system to process all passenger applications…

 

Three new biometric facial recognition offerings announced for remote customer onboarding

A trio of new biometric technologies have been released to serve the growing market for digital identity, which Goode Intelligence…

 

Crowdfunding campaign for biometric bike lock raises 10 times goal with 25 days to go

Fingerprint bike lock ZiiLock has run a successful crowdfunding campaign that seems likely to bring it to market. Unlock most…

 

Google announces biometric authentication services on Android with FIDO2

Google has rolled out biometric authentication for some services on Android devices leveraging FIDO2 standards, FIDO CTAP, and WebAuthn, according…

 

AMS makes bid for Osram at $4.8B valuation to create auto sensor giant

AMS has entered a bidding war for optical technology maker Osram Opto with a cash offer valuing the company at…

 

Algorithmic Justice League trademark attempt blocked by DC Comics

The Algorithmic Justice League is being opposed in its efforts to trademark its brand, which promotes the responsible use and…

 

Survey shows biometrics more popular for UX than security

A survey from ThumbSignIn, One World Identity (OWI) and identity and access management (IAM) provider Gluu has found that 100…

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