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Biometric R&D

Biometric R&D refers to significant research and development in the biometrics sphere, from academia to applications. This includes market research, product development, awards recognition as well as new inventions and innovations.

The state of the art in several areas related to face biometrics and computer vision were explored in the latest…

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NEC claims win in NIST iris biometrics accuracy test

New iris recognition accuracy benchmarking from NIST is out, and NEC has claimed the top accuracy rate, at 99.59 percent for…

 

Thoughts on AI ethics getting concrete and useful

At this point, there can be no creators of algorithms ignorant of the AI ethics debate. Users are a different…

 

DHS suggests face biometrics bias reduction method, quantifies demographic effects

Removing facial features associated with race and gender can make face biometric algorithms less likely to confuse people with others…

 

Research partnership to use iPhone biometrics to detect depression, cognitive decline

Apple is collaborating with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Biogen on new biometric capabilities for iPhones aimed…

 

Edge voice dev kit, funding revealed as market for NLP-focused hardware grows

The market for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and ambient sound solutions seems to be growing steadily, as new companies announce…

 

Whoop gets intimate with biometric health-monitoring underwear

Whoop, maker of wrist-worn fitness trackers and analysis software, has expanded into clothes with built-in biometrics readers. The news comes…

 

FaceTec upgrades face biometrics SDKs with OCR, document scanning features

A major new update of FaceTec’s data-sovereign biometric security platform has been unveiled, with optical character recognition (OCR) for photo…

 

Presentation attack detection might not suffer with gender bias

Gender bias, not uncommon in facial recognition, is not necessarily a factor in detecting face biometric presentation attacks, according to…

 

Apple upgrades Face ID’s biometric presentation attack detection

Stronger presentation attack detection for face biometrics has been unveiled by Apple, while the long-awaited launch of under-display Touch ID…

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