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.


Strativia receives $75M contract from NIST

Strativia has received a $75M contract award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide scientific, technical,…


IBM launches real-time algorithmic bias detection tools

IBM has launched software to analyze how and why algorithms make decisions, as well as detect bias and recommend changes….


U.S. Senator calls on regulators to consider bias in facial recognition and AI

American Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has sent letters to the FBI, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Equal Employment…


Crossmatch continues work on PAD for fingerprint and iris biometrics, selected for Phase 2 of IARPA Thor program

Crossmatch has been selected by IARPA to enter Phase 2 of the Thor program. The Thor program focuses on the…


Artificial intelligence community seeks international collaboration at industry conference

As China and the U.S. add new tariffs in their ongoing trade dispute, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He told an audience…


Goodix responds to FPC patent infringement complaint

Goodix has responded to a recently filed patent infringement complaint by Fingerprint Cards (FPC) with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court….


IC design houses in Taiwan and China gear up for larger biometric shipments in 2019

Integrated chip (IC) makers in Taiwan and China are gearing up for an expected surge of shipments to meet increasing…


UC San Diego researchers unveil non-touch optical technology for infant fingerprinting

University of California San Diego researchers have unveiled their non-touch optical capture device for newborn fingerprinting, which they say can…


Google introduces machine learning analysis tool to combat AI bias

Google has unveiled a bias-detection feature for its TensorFlow machine learning web application, dubbed the What-If Tool, in a blog…


Apple patent application applies object recognition and dot projection to autonomous vehicles

A patent application by Apple for a vehicle headlight and display system which uses object recognition to provide better illumination…

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