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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.

 

Jail for biometric data privacy violations in Baltimore? More class actions settled for millions

There is nothing to say that the United States has to have a coherent set of standards for the use…

 

Biometric privacy rules come to NYC

America’s latest biometric privacy law went into effect in New York City on July 9. While state laws have largely…

 

Biometric claims processing by Malawi health insurance firm yields progress one year on

MacDonald Wella, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WEMAS, a Malawian health insurance firm which uses biometrics to process insurance…

 

Businesses are closely watching four biometric privacy cases that could knock the wind from BIPA

Will employers get their first win against Illinois’ landmark biometrics law? The second half of the year is expected to…

 

Biometric POS market to grow at over 35 percent CAGR; Telpo updates terminal

The global market for biometric point of sale (POS) terminals could increase by $1.17 billion between 2020 and 2025, according…

 

Try-on facial recognition apps land cosmetics firms in court

There was a day when try-on makeup apps were a gleaming promise of the coming Internet Age. But like an…

 

U.S. pols probe Uber, Lyft about facial recognition tech facing riders

Biometric privacy is not something most U.S. consumers worry — or even know — about yet, but news of facial…

 

Biometric payment technology changing restaurant experience for guests

Constraints brought about by the coronavirus pandemic have led to significant changes in the way restaurant guests get access to…

 

Watching the ride-hailing watchers with computer vision tablets

A freshly minted public company is one step closer to getting its facial recognition software in ride-hail fleets to record…

 

Canadian liquor and cannabis retailers’ biometrics use found inappropriate

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (B.C.) found via a review  that some private sector licensed…

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