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Commercial Applications

Biometrics are used in retail and customer-facing settings for point-of-sales services such as payments, access control in systems for purposes such as shoplifting prevention, and identification or characteristic analysis for personalization or customer insights. Access control systems are also increasingly used for automated commercial applications, such as hotel check-ins. Typically, these use palm vein, fingerprint, iris recognition, facial recognition.

 

U.S. surveillance system spying on public spaces

According to a series of recent news reports, former senior U.S. intelligence officials have created a detailed domestic surveillance system…

 

Going visual on digital ID could keep hackers away

Hackers are now attacking cloud-based software and service providers. With many people turning into mobile devices and many more having…

 

Biometric bracelet to ease monitoring of medical records

There is now a wristwatch-like device that could make medical procedures more convenient by measuring a person’s “bioimpedance” to identify…

 

Griaule Biometrics releases cloud offering

Griaule Biometrics, an international IT company specializing in developing biometric technologies and services, recently release an updated version of its…

 

3M Cogent makes a mark at UK Post Office

The Applicant Enrollment Identification (AEI) service of the United Kingdom Post Office announced that they have processed the biometric data…

 

BIO-key granted patent for biometric ID network security

BIO-key International has been granted its tenth U.S. patent specifically for secure biometric data communications. It is an enhancement of…

 

Precise Biometrics wins first deal with U.S. government

Precise Biometrics has signed its first U.S. Government related purchase orders for Tactivo and is set to implement pilot projects…

 

SutiSoft releases new-installed features across its fingerprint line of solutions

SutiSoft Inc., an IT solutions company specializing in strategic synchronization of business solutions and security, recently announced the release of…

 

Biometric debit card to encourage more banking in Vietnam

In a bid to provide banking services to those in Vietnam without the need for bank accounts, Temenos T24 was…

 

Biometrics raises athletic performance at London Olympics

Sports scientists at the UK’s Loughborough University are building in new levels of customization to athletic shoes in a bid…

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