Commercial Applications

The commercial application of biometrics refers to biometric systems in retail and customer-facing settings. This includes point-of-sale and payments, access control and identification. Typically, these use palm vein, fingerprint, iris recognition, facial recognition with retail-based systems.

Alibaba and Marriott International are partnering to trial facial recognition for the hotel chain’s guests, enabling them to skip front…

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Facebook faces allegations of privacy violations and manipulating consent for facial recognition

Facebook is facing criticism for its reintroduction of facial recognition for the platform’s European users earlier this year, The New…

 

Privacy groups urge Illinois Supreme Court to rule for plaintiff definition of harm in BIPA suit

A coalition of privacy advocacy groups have filed an amici curiae brief urging the Illinois Supreme Court to rule that…

 

WTTC moving quickly to solve travel infrastructure crunch with harmonized biometric traveler identity

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is very busy. It advocates for all of the companies that participate in…

 

Qantas announces trial of end-to-end facial recognition air travel system

Qantas Airways has announced it will trial an end-to-end facial recognition security system for passengers departing from Sydney Airport, beginning…

 

New California privacy law restricts sharing of biometrics and other personal data

California legislators have headed off tough proposed privacy legislation by unanimously passing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 9…

 

Blink and you’ll miss it: The mass-market adoption of facial verification in business

This is a guest post by Husayn Kassai, CEO and co-founder of Onfido. Who are you? And how can you…

 

FaceFirst launches facial recognition solution for retail return fraud prevention

FaceFirst has launched retail return fraud prevention product Fraud-IQ to provide brick-and-mortar stores with an added layer of intelligence for…

 

Lawyers urge New York businesses to employ best practices for biometric data as law evolves

As New York State’s proposed “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security” (SHIELD) Act is considered by state legislators, businesses…

 

The future of facial recognition technology in theme parks and attractions

This is a guest post by Dan Maunder, CTO of Picsolve. It was only eleven years ago that Steve Jobs…

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