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.

 

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…

 

IDScan.net featuring ID authentication and facial recognition tech at NRF 2019

IDScan.net announced it will unveil its latest ID authentication and facial recognition technology at NRF 2019 later this month in…

 

Google biometric privacy suit dismissed for lack of injury

A lawsuit against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been dismissed for failing to meet the “concrete…

 

Chinese home-sharing company to trial facial recognition smart locks for rentals in Chengdu

Xiaozhu, a company providing similar services to Airbnb for the Chinese market, is rolling out smart locks with facial recognition…

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