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Biometrics research briefs: global growth, fraud detection and voice recognition

Some big numbers are being forecast for the biometrics market and related industries, with major growth in fraud detection, voice…

 

Yitu and VisionLabs impress in latest NIST facial recognition test results

The latest results from the National Institute of Science and Technology’s (NIST’s) Ongoing Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) for Verification…

 

Fingerprint biometrics companies look to cashless shift for boost

Fingerprint Cards expects commercial use of payment cards with fingerprint biometrics to begin next year with society moving away from…

 

Respected biometrics researcher Anil Jain criticized for China connections

Renowned biometrics expert and head of Michigan State University’s Biometrics Research Group Anil Jain is receiving criticism for what is…

 

IDnow facial biometrics to secure Lottoland against underage users

Online gaming and lottery company Lottoland has chosen IDnow to help transform its identification processes with facial biometrics to meet…

 

Morocco places moratorium on facial recognition, California limits police use

Morocco has placed the regulation of biometric facial recognition in the country in the hands of the National Commission for…

 

Democratic Republic of Congo to launch biometric population register by 2020

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is to launch a biometric ID system and population register by 2020 according to…

 

Biometric opioid vending machines may solve Vancouver’s overdose crisis

A Harvard-trained doctor and professor of medicine living in Vancouver believes biometrics-controlled vending machines that dispense opioids could decrease the…

 

Facial recognition for biometric access control at Olympics and FIFA World Cup

Intel will power NEC’s NeoFace biometric facial recognition system for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with Intel Core i5 processors and…

 

BioConnect launches physical access control product to extend biometrics to existing systems

BioConnect has launched a Unified Mobile Access solution to add biometric physical access control to existing systems. The company suggests…

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