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.

 

Researchers develop “soft biometrics” from facial expressions to detect deepfakes

Researchers at the University of California Berkeley and University of Southern California have developed a way to detect deepfake video…

 

Collaborative Aculab and University of York voice biometrics research project receives funding

Aculab has announced the full WRoCAH PhD funding has been awarded for a collaborative voice biometric project with the University…

 

Megvii and ams partner to bring 3D facial biometrics to any smart device

Austria-based sensor specialist ams AG has formed a joint development partnership with Megvii to work on plug-and-play solutions for 3D…

 

Antitrust action could doom U.S. in AI race, Hong Kong academic argues

Any antitrust investigations by the U.S. government of Google, Facebook, and Amazon could have unintended consequences, including stifling the ability…

 

NIST validates Aratek BIONE algorithm interoperability in MINEX III test

Aratek has announced that its BIONE fingerprint algorithm has been validated to the MINEX III standard, boosting BIONE’s PIV credentials….

 

Amazon patents “surveillance-as-a-service” as critics express concerns with Ring footage sharing

Amazon has patented “Surveillance-as-a-Service” technology based on drones with photographic, video, infrared, thermal, night-vision, and audio capabilities, Smart Cities Dive…

 

U.S. may expand biometric and AI benchmarking as national strategy updated

The U.S. has revised its strategy for research and development of artificial intelligence, with an update from the White House…

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

 

FaceTec blows away top NIST FRVT facial recognition algorithm in 3D self-testing

FaceTec‘s ZoOm 3D matching algorithm has scored in its own test an accuracy rate far better than the top algorithm…

 

Biometrics companies from China and Russia could be banned from NIST FRVT

Chinese media is reporting that biometrics companies from China could soon be excluded from NIST’s Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT),…

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