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Nok Nok Labs has announced the launch of an SDK to bring FIDO-based authentication with biometrics and secure tokens to…

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Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

Facial recognition payments not a hit yet in China, but new services launching

Biometric payments with facial recognition seem not to have been embraced enthusiastically in China, but new services leveraging the technology…

 

UNHCR using biometric iris scanning to register Syrian refugees coming into Iraq

United Nations’ refugee agency the UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has been using biometric iris scans to register refugees,…

 

Facial recognition to replace passport checkup at Thailand’s most crowded airports

Thailand’s Transport Ministry wants to roll out its biometric-enabled smart airport initiative across five top airports to improve passenger experience,…

 

Nuance and Microsoft partner for automated health records with voice biometrics

Voice biometrics and processing provider Nuance Communications has formed a partnership with Microsoft to transform healthcare delivery with ambient clinical…

 

Neurotechnology claims top spot on NIST biometric fingerprint interoperability leaderboard

Neurotechnology has achieved the top position on the leaderboard of the latest National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) MINEX…

 

UK academics introduce improved neural network for highly precise facial recognition

Researchers from the University of Surrey’s Centre for Vision, Speech, and Signal Processing have been working on a more precise…

 

Voice biometrics startup V2verify joins Dreamit accelerator Fall 2019 lineup

Dreamit Ventures is kicking off its startup accelerator programs for Fall 2019, with 17 startups from across America participating in…

 

Digital rights groups call for moratorium on biometrics in digital ID systems

Digital rights organization Access Now has posted an open letter to its website, co-signed by numerous other organizations in the…

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