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Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

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Perspective is key to securing valuable claims in biometric patent applications

This is a guest post by Raj Gupta and Karthik Kumar, attorneys at Finnegan, an IP law firm. Biometric advancements…

 

U.S. Senators propose $2.2B bill to maintain AI leadership

The U.S. Government could spend $2.2 billion on advancing artificial intelligence over the next five years if a new law…

 

CBP rules bar airlines from using Biometric Exit data for advertising

Airlines using facial recognition as part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit program are contractually…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Huduma Namba lineups, Liberia verification roll out, biometric voting in SA

Governments press ahead across Africa to increase the uptake of digital ID and biometrics. Kenyans lined up ahead of the…

 

IDEX expands commercial presence in Asia to meet demand for biometric payment solutions

IDEX Biometrics continues to grow its commercial presence in Asia to meet increasing demand for its biometric payment solutions. To…

 

OmniVision launches sensor for Windows Hello facial recognition on 2-in-1 laptops

OmniVision Technologies has launched a new image sensor for 2-in-1 convertible laptops to provide greater accuracy for infrared (IR) Windows…

 

Card vendors seek higher margins with biometrics as India and U.S. adopt contactless payments

Embedded biometric technology is one of the key next-generation form factors for payment cards vendors are focused on to stop…

 

Revenues rising and cost reduction on track for NEXT Biometrics

NEXT Biometrics has reported revenues of NOK 27.5 million (roughly US$3.2 million) in its first fiscal quarter of 2019 for…

 

Tonga digital identity plan granted $4.65M by World Bank

Tonga is set to receive a $4.65 million grant from the World Bank to improve the country’s capacity for digital…

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