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.

There are major discrepancies in awareness levels between retailers and online consumers when asked about EU’s Payment Services Directive 2…

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Vsblty partners with Sensormatic as research shows retail biometrics growth

Software technology company Vsblty has signed a global reseller agreement with Sensormatic Solutions, part of Johnson Controls, to deliver biometric…


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What businesses need to know about the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

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Designing a defense: strategies for defending against an Illinois biometric class action

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP….


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Civil libertarians should not fear facial recognition and other biometrics, but the technologies must be correctly regulated to prevent negative…


Rights groups urge Scotland to grant Biometrics Commissioner broad oversight mandate

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NIST sees drastic improvement in facial biometrics accuracy as market grows

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Clear to provide biometrics for concessions purchases at New York’s Citi Field

Clear will provide biometrics for automated concession stands at Citi Field through a partnership with the New York Mets, food…


Chamber of Commerce urges dismissal of biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others have stepped up in support of Facebook’s attempt to have a class action…

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