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Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is managing editor and industry analyst at 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.

 

Best biometrics use cases become clearer as ecosystems mature

Biometrics are for digital identity, socio-economic development, air travel and remote identity verification, but not public surveillance, the most-read news…

 

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner role survives as DPDI fails

UK parliament will not pass data protection legislation during the current session, following the announcement of the general election in…

 

EU watchdog rules airport biometrics must be passenger-controlled to comply with GDPR

The use of facial recognition to streamline air passenger’s travel journeys only complies with Europe’s data protection regulations in certain…

 

Retail biometrics’ rising tide lifts startup to €1.5M funding round

Lithuania-based autonomous retail startup Pixevia has raised €1.5 million (US$1.6 million), and plans to bring its technology to new venues…

 

ID R&D patents voice biometrics and spoof detection to protect smart devices

ID R&D has been granted a patent for integrated voice biometrics and spoof detection for keywords and short requests used…

 

Thales-led consortium wins Mauritius’ digital ID card and wallet contract

A consortium led by Thales has won a 10-year contract to supply digital identity technologies for Mauritius’ national ID system….

 

BSI offers code of practice for ethical facial recognition use

A code of practice for the ethical deployment and use of facial recognition has been published for sale by the…

 

AuthID: quarterlies, annuals, regulatory actions

May 23, 2024 – authID reported $160,000 in revenue from its selfie biometrics, passwordless authentication and identity verification in the first…

 

GBG: quarterlies, annuals, regulatory actions

May 22, 2024 – GBG earned revenues of £277.3 million (US$352.5 million) in full-year 2023 from its identity verification, KYC and…

 

Brookings nominates portable digital ID in response to FinCEN RFI on AML rule change

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN) says the rules for financial institutions onboarding U.S. customers to open accounts need to…

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