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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.

 

Freevolt, Toppan each partner on biometric access control solutions with smart cards

Logical access control technology provider LogOnPlus, which serves the pharmaceutical and chemical industries across Central Europe, has partnered with Freevolt…

 

Biometric passwordless authentication with phones and cards set for rapid expansion

Another volume launch of biometric payment cards to replace PINs and passwords with fingerprint authentication was one of several top…

 

Idex and UK issuer plan biometric payment card rollout for early 2023

Idex Biometrics has teamed up with a UK issuer of EMV payment cards serving banks and fintechs in the UK,…

 

Will consumer data protection worries boost biometric payment cards?

More than 4 out of 10 consumers feel unable to protect their personal data, according to research by Cisco that…

 

Biometric authentication tokens from OneSpan to secure cloud transactions unveiled

OneSpan has unveiled a new biometric authentication device with cloud connectivity to provide high assurance of digital identities and credentials…

 

Fingerprint Cards CEO steps down, Hansson takes acting lead

Christian Fredrikson is out as CEO of Fingerprint Cards, parting ways in mutual agreement with the company’s board of directors…

 

Hire the right people to be in the facial recognition loop to dramatically raise accuracy

Choosing the right humans to be in the loop of facial recognition decisions, and utilizing them in the right workflow…

 

Idemia NA fingerprint biometrics contract for US immigration extended, upgrade coming

Idemia Identity & Security North America has had its biometrics contract with U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) extended…

 

Decentralized digital ID network launched by cheqd with support for different VC types

An upgraded network for decentralized digital identity has been launched by cheqd, and the company says that it is the…

 

What protects biometric data better than bloom filter or homomorphic encryption? Both

Protecting biometric templates from theft or leakage is one of the long-standing challenges facing the industry, but Amina Bassit of…

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