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.

 

Startup RetailDeep develops facial recognition retail automation system

Startup RetailDeep has been shortlisted for the Top 20 at the XRC Labs accelerator for its facial recognition-powered retail automation…

 

Visa launches New Zealand security roadmap as country’s supermarkets implement facial recognition

New Zealand is the latest country with a huge majority of consumers expressing a preference for biometric payment authentication over…

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce comes out against BIPA class action as suits pile up

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of Facebook in its BIPA lawsuit currently before the courts,…

 

Facebook appeals class action certification of BIPA lawsuit

Facebook is appealing the decision by U.S. District Court Judge James Donato that complainants in a lawsuit filed against the…

 

Ticketmaster to trial facial recognition for event access

Ticketmaster is planning to implement facial recognition technology for uses including admission to event venues, VentureBeat reports. Texas-based startup Blink…

 

Holiday Inn in Chicago sued under BIPA

Holiday Inn employees in downtown Chicago are suing their employer under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, according to a Law360…

 

Google lobbies to change BIPA

Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., is lobbying to roll back photo provisions in Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), according…

 

Minnesota’s Target Field deploys fan cameras with facial recognition

Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins have partnered with Fancam to capture high-resolution images of fans throughout Target Field, and apply…

 

Judge rules BIPA suit against Facebook can proceed with class action certification

A lawsuit against Facebook will continue with class action certification after U.S. District Court Judge James Donato found it the…

 

Startup DeepCam emerges from stealth with AI and facial recognition retail product

AI company DeepCam has come out of stealth mode after three years, launching the Retail by DeepCam plug-and-play system for…

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