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.

 

NIST report tackles issue of bias in facial biometrics

New research on demographic differentials of biometric facial recognition accuracy, or ‘bias,’ has been published by the U.S. National Institute…

 

Isorg launches multi-finger biometric sensor module for smartphones

Isorg will demonstrate its new Fingerprint-on-Display (FoD) module, which the company says delivers improved multi-finger authentication on smartphones, at the…

 

NtechLab to provide facial recognition for smart cities through Rostelecom subsidiary partnership

Rostelecom Group subsidiary Netris and NtechLab have agreed to a partnership to add face recognition to cameras deployed to Netris’…

 

ImageWare and Laxton partner on multi-modal biometrics in the field for law enforcement

Laxton Group and ImageWare Systems have partnered to provide law enforcement with a complete biometric identity solution for use in…

 

ID R&D announces high accuracy in NIST voice biometrics testing as survey shows deepfakes misunderstood

ID R&D has announced the accuracy results of its voice biometric technology in the 2019 Speaker Recognition Evaluation (SRE): Conversation…

 

Ghana Electoral Commission proposes facial biometrics as part of voter register changes

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is changing the biometric voter registration process for the 2020 elections, adding facial recognition…

 

Startup Sensing Feeling offers video emotion analysis without facial recognition

A UK startup is using computer vision with facial and body language analytics to assess the emotions of people and…

 

SAFR facial biometrics integrated with 360-degree video system for next-generation video conferencing

SAFR facial recognition and computer vision technology by RealNetworks has been deployed to the BlueJay 360-degree intelligent video system from…

 

Georgia completes trial of face biometric payments for subway system ahead of Japan

Georgia has successfully completed testing of biometric facial recognition from Riddletag in the Tbilisi subway system, becoming the fourth country…

 

Selfie biometrics and ID document checking from Onfido to power Entify corporate KYC checks

Onfido has been selected by Estonian one-click legal entity verification solution Entify to provide automated identity verification with document analysis…

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