Biometric R&D

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

 

USSOCOM set to test, evaluate commercial next generation biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) earlier this month issued a Request for Information (RFI) “to gain knowledge of potential…

 

New Facebook algorithm blocks facial recognition identification in videos

Facebook has developed a machine learning algorithm based on encoder-decoder architecture to protect individuals from being identified with biometric facial…

 

TigerIT and Renesas develop biometric privacy solution for Aadhaar

Bangladesh-based IT company TigerIT and Renesas Semiconductors have developed a solution consisting of both hardware and software it says can…

 

Researcher discusses facts related to media narratives about facial recognition ‘bias’

“Biometric performance is nuanced and cannot be reduced to generalizations like ‘bias’,” reads a LinkedIn article by Yevgeniy Sirotin, PhD,…

 

FaceTec launches first biometric bounty program for liveness detection spoofing

FaceTec has launched a liveness detection spoof bounty program with a total of $30,000 possible payouts, the company announced. Ethical…

 

Facial recognition matches images reconstructed from MRIs with 83 percent accuracy

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that they can identify people from MRI images used in brain research and…

 

Apple looks into replacing physical IDs with digital credentials on iPhone, Apple Car

Apple has applied for two patents titled “Identity Credential Verification Techniques” that discuss the possibility of replacing traditional driver’s licenses…

 

New Nok Nok Labs SDK brings FIDO biometrics and token-based authentication to smart watches

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

 

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…

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