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.

 

Typing biometrics innovators wanted: TypingDNA hackathon offers $110,000 in prizes

TypingDNA is launching a hackathon to explore potential new applications of typing biometrics with $110,000 in total prize value, the company…

 

Fingerprint Cards patent filing for biometric fingerprint image enhancement published in U.S.

A patent application for a biometric fingerprint image enhancement system from Fingerprint Cards has been published in the U.S., with the…

 

Centralized databases with personal information are a looming threat to mobile ID security

By Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs, Valid The ID verification market is projected to hit $12.8 billion by 2024….

 

Face biometrics makes headlines from regulation and conferences to company fundraising and deployments

Biometric facial recognition and digital identity in Africa, both separately and the possible convergence between the two, are the main…

 

Apple granted patents for under-display fingerprint biometrics and Face ID upgrades

Apple has been awarded patents for an under-display fingerprint biometric system for portable electronic devices like smartphones, and for facial…

 

Commerce tries crowdfunding via a challenge to better analyze AI vision feeds

The U.S. Commerce Department is challenging software developers to find a better way to analyze computer vision algorithms, such as…

 

The deepfake battle is joined by Microsoft, banks and biometrics companies

Is it possible to always or at least reliably detect synthetic media? It seems unlikely today, much less as deepfake…

 

Misunderstandings in biometrics targeted by EAB and EU regulator collaboration

Data protection regulators in Europe have been receptive to the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) as the organization addresses common misconceptions…

 

Banning won’t give facial recognition a conscience, but research and informed regulation might

Attempts to tame biometric facial recognition systems by banning them will only result in new problems, according to a global…

 

FBI iris biometrics capability about to reach operation, agency developing fingerprint alteration detection

The FBI’s long-piloted biometric iris recognition program is set to go into operation as soon as October 1, or possibly…

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