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.

 

Implications of New York’s SHIELD Act on biometric privacy

This is a guest post by Jennifer J. Daniels, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal & David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome…

 

Biometric privacy suit against Clearview AI remanded to state court in blow to defense

A biometric privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI has been remanded to Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois by a federal judge,…

 

Few North American execs worry about AI landing them in hot water

Research sponsored by a unit of Japanese telco NTT Group finds that some businesses are “vastly underestimating the ethical challenges…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit against Amazon and Pindrop refiled in federal court

A biometric data privacy lawsuit alleging that Amazon and Pindrop failed to meet the informed consent requirements of the Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Chinese draft data protection law specifies biometrics as sensitive private data

A draft of China’s proposed personal data law has reached the first review stage in the country’s legislature, Global Times reports,…

 

Clearview AI seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit, says changes ensure compliance

Voluntary changes to company policy make biometric data privacy violation allegations against Clearview AI moot, according to one of several arguments…

 

Attorneys provide eight tips to ensure compliance with Texas’ biometric privacy law

Texas’ Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act (CUBI) is a lesser-known cousin of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, but…

 

EnableX.io rolls out biometric face analysis for better customer engagement

Singapore-based cloud communications company EnableX.io has released a new biometrics-based face analysis and emotion recognition solution that it says takes…

 

Biometric privacy claim against Pindrop and Amazon dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

Amazon and Pindrop did not violate biometric privacy law in Illinois by capturing data for voice recognition from people when…

 

Law firm Blank Rome launches Biometric Privacy Team to help companies minimize compliance risk

Blank Rome has formally launched its Biometric Privacy Team to help clients minimize the risks associated with biometric privacy regulatory…

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