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.

 

Spanish Hotel to use Fingerprint Payment System

The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel in Spain has begun a trial of PayTouch, the world’s first fingerprint payment system. Instead…

 

Iris Id Technology From Morpho Ranks Most Accurate In NIST Test

Morpho Trust USAcame out the overall winner by beating out the competition in a series of tests conducted by the…

 

HCD Research, Missouri J-School Enters Biometrics Partnership

“Neuromarketing” is taking on a new approach. A partnership between HCD Research and the PRIME Lab (Psychological Research on Information…

 

TI releases DSP Software and SDK from for Real Time Biometric Analytics

The TMS320C6748 DSP development kit with pre-loaded C6748 SYS/BIOS software development kit (SDK) was introduced by Texas Instruments for biometrics…

 

Secret Service Wants Fingerprint Specialist on an “As-Needed” Basis

Good news for small businesses: The U.S. Secret Service has announced it is seeking a firm that can supply a…

 

Pennsylvania to Fingerprint Long-Term Care Workers

New biometrics methods will be established for people applying to work in Pennsylvania’s long-term care facility or home health care…

 

Facebook in talks to buy Face.com

According to media reports, Facebook is now in negotiations to purchase Face.com.  Sources expect the social media giant to purchase…

 

Ageing Eyes Hinder Biometric Scans

Biometric scans have always been considered as one of the most reliable ways to perform of security measures, however latest…

 

Expert says biometric systems subject to spoofs

According to Biometrics Institute Technical Committee Chair Ted Dunstone, biometric systems are more susceptible to vulnerabilities or spoofs because hardware…

 

English Students Able to Opt-Out of Biometrics at School

New guidelines for English schools will make clear that they will no longer be able to use pupils’ biometric data…

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