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Chinese institute developing facial recognition system for online purchases

Researchers at the Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology in China are currently developing a facial recognition payment system…

 

Nigeria to issue national Mastercard-branded biometric ID cards

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced it has launched the eID pilot program, issuing MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments…

 

More than 350K iris and fingerprint devices shipped a year in India: 6Wresearch report

6Wresearch announced it has a published a new report that shows that more than 350,000 iris and fingerprint units were…

 

ImageWare to provide retailer with multi-modal biometric identity management on Fujitsu cloud

ImageWare Systems announced it has signed a three-year contract with an undisclosed major international retailer to provide its multi-modal biometric…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 31

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

LifeBEAM: An interview with Zvika Orron, CTO and Co-Founder

LifeBEAM specializes in creating unique hardware and software platforms that monitor multiple physiological parameters including heart rate, blood flow and…

 

Qualcomm submits patent application for biometrics authentication and authorization device

Qualcomm Inc. announced it has submitted an application to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for approval of a biometrics-based…

 

Biometrics 2014 Conference & Exhibition announces keynote speakers

Elsevier and the Biometrics Institute have announced its keynote speaker lineup for the upcoming Biometrics 2014 Conference & Exhibition, which…

 

Innovatrics receives top ranking in NIST fingerprint software evaluations

Innovatrics announced that its biometric fingerprint algorithms scored high at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Proprietary Fingerprint Template…

 

Skullcandy, USC launch contest to promote innovation in biometrics, fitness tracking and music

The University of Southern California’ Center for Body Computing department has partnered with headphone manufacturer Skullcandy to launch an innovation…

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