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Facial recognition is the common theme of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update this week, as the technology is…

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Fingerprint Cards awarded biometric card manufacturing patent in US

Fingerprint Cards has been granted a biometrics patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the design and manufacturing…

 

Clear signs first healthcare partner for biometrics-secured digital health pass

Clear has signed up Atlantic Health as a partner for the digital ID provider’s Health Pass, which features face biometrics…

 

Dialogue informing biometrics regulation just getting started, says Ada Lovelace panel

The role of ethics, law, and public comfort in the development of regulation and governance for biometrics, and facial recognition…

 

Red Cross issues recommendations for digital ID in humanitarian sector

A report into the various uses of digital ID in humanitarian settings brings together the many risks and challenges as…

 

Facebook plans smartwatch with biometrics, Apple Watch to upgrade health app

Facebook is considering an innovative design for its upcoming smartwatch with a biometric heart rate monitor and two detachable cameras,…

 

Moving digital health passes from confusion to inclusion

Read this Biometric Update digital health pass report A recent three-part ID4Africa livecast event explored the challenge of establishing effective…

 

Biometrics expert speakers announced for FIDO Alliance’s “Focus on Europe” summit

The FIDO Alliance has unveiled the speaker lineup for its upcoming Virtual Authenticate Summit: “Focus on Europe,” which includes speakers…

 

Stick close. Samsung announces a skin-mounted, flexible biometric device

Fitbits and similar biometric monitors are great as far as they go, but going can be problem. They only work…

 

Far-right pols in Estonia block biometric database with dubious claims

How controversial can government databases of citizen biometric data get? There is no upper limit at the moment. In Estonia,…

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