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.

 

Proposed NYC biometric data privacy law could lead to deluge of lawsuits

Legislators in New York City are expected to consider a bill this year which would amend municipal laws to include…

 

Biometric data collection regulation proposed in Arizona House

Another U.S. state is considering major new regulatory rules that would make it illegal for businesses to use biometric data…

 

Illinois Supreme Court rules against Six Flags in landmark biometric privacy case

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled against Six Flags in a landmark Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) case which could…

 

Telpo reports strong interest in its biometric retail tech at NRF2019

Retail smart device provider Telpo reports that its smart POS terminals and biometrics-based payment solutions were a hit at NRF…

 

New Alipay facial recognition payment system broadly deployed to historic shopping street

A facial recognition payment system extending along a street historically known for shopping in Wenzhou City, China has been deployed…

 

Sberbank deploys fingerprint payments with grocery chain and reaches biometric registration goal

Russia’s Sberbank has partnered with supermarket chain Azbuka Vkusa to enable customers to pay with fingerprint biometrics at 20 stores…

 

Panasonic to supply facial recognition and real-time sensing technologies for supply chain solutions

JDA Software and Panasonic have announced a joint partnership to develop integrated solutions based on the JDA Luminate family of…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

 

Retail automation company launches 3D facial biometric age verification device

Innovative Technology (ITL) has introduced a new product which it says uses intelligent biometric algorithms to verify the age of…

 

Startup PopCom to provide biometric vending machines for regulated products

Smart vending machine company PopCom has launched a Security Token Offering (STO) to raise up to $943,000 in funding to…

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