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Tesco uses face detection to target ads in gas stations

Tesco is set to introduce facial recognition technology at certain gas stations to target ads to its customers standing at the…

 

Ingersoll Rand inks distribution agreement with Feedback Data for biometric hand geometry reader

Ingersoll Rand has announced a new partnership with Feedback Data in regards to the sale of Ingersoll’s HandPunch biometric reader. Specifically, the…

 

NGI: A closer look at the FBI’s billion-dollar biometric program

Representing a $1.2 billion investment by the U.S. federal government, the FBI’s massive Next Generation Identification (NGI) program is a…

 

Microsoft says facial recognition not retained, transmitted by Xbox One

As a part of a detailed disclosure on privacy, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will not retain the…

 

525 million smartphones with fingerprint sensors to ship in 2017: research

A total of 525 million smartphones with integrated fingerprint sensors will ship in 2017, up from 45.7 million in 2013….

 

Technologies embody inherent risk and fallibility

Users of any computerized system should remember that there is always the potential that a technology-based system can be hacked….

 

Smart ID Show to take place in Tel Aviv next year

A new conference and exhibition has been announced focused on smart identification technologies. Named the Smart ID Show-TLV, the event is…

 

German biohacker implants cassette-sized biometric chip under his skin

On the heels of Halloween comes a stomach-turning and somewhat bizarre story out of Germany. Reported in Vice’s Motherboard blog,…

 

Somaliland set to replace handwritten passports with electronic documents in 2014

The Republic of Somaliland says it’s set to replace its handwritten passports with new electronic documents as soon as early…

 

Giesecke+Devrient nabs contract for Iraqi eID cards

Giesecke & Devrient has been awarded a contract to provide and end-to-end solution for an eID card in Iraq. This is…

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