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.

 

Defense arguments in biometric privacy cases uncertain as Chamber argues against private action

Only one defense used against a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuit has been successful in getting a suit dismissed,…

 

The road to compliance: A step towards bridging the privacy gap

This is a guest post by Katherine Noall, CEO of Sphere Identity. We live in an information age that’s dominated…

 

Kairos launches biometric facial recognition solution for retail stores

Kairos has launched a plug and play data visualization and analytics solutions with biometric facial recognition for retail stores to…

 

Aadhaar amendment for voluntary biometric verification by private sector passes lower house

India’s lower house has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, sending legislation establishing new rules for private…

 

European Banking Authority sets conditions for PSD2 authentication compliance extension

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has agreed to allow conditional extensions of the deadline for implementing strong customer authentication (SCA)…

 

Cyberlink running retail facial biometrics trials in Asia and plans to launch U.S. trials soon

Cyberlink is planning to bring its biometric facial recognition technology to retailers in the U.S. in anticipation of an opportunity…

 

Facewatch biometric retail theft prevention trial concludes with endorsement from store operator

Biometric facial recognition technology from Facewatch has been endorsed by convenience store operator Paul Wilks following a successful trial at…

 

Biometric case defendant argues “grossly excessive” BIPA damages violate Constitution

Illinois company World Wide Technologies (WWT) is arguing that a potential class action law suit against it under the state’s…

 

Facebook argues for biometric privacy class action suit to be thrown out

Facebook is attempting to quash a class action suite by arguing in an appeals court that the decision of the…

 

IDScan.net licenses facial biometrics and ID validation technology for apartment buildings

IDscan.net has partnered with apartment building fraud prevention company CheckpointID to allow leasing agents, property managers and security guards to…

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