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News and information about the use of biometrics in schools, or for the purpose of collecting biometrics from students. These systems can range from time & attendance systems, access control systems or cafeteria point-of-sale systems.

In just weeks, edtech has gone from being a university recruitment perk in the minds of parents and their high…

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New York state halts funding for biometric facial recognition system in schools

The New York State Education Department is not giving the green light for funding of projects under the Smart Schools…

 

LittleMore releases biometrics-enabled digital examination tool for colleges and universities

Edutech subsidiary LittleMore Innovation Labs has released PEXA Lite, a digital examination tool with biometric proctoring features for university students…

 

Australian students fear exam platform threatens biometric data privacy

Students from Australia’s University of Queensland fear their biometric data and privacy could be at risk due to a third-party…

 

Facial biometrics loophole highlighted by World Privacy Forum report on U.S. schools

One of the top biometrics news stories of the young 2020 calendar year pops up in the middle of the…

 

TypingDNA to provide free behavioral biometrics for proctoring and remote education during outbreak

To support remote online learning during the covid-19 pandemic, TypingDNA is extending free use of its API for typing biometric…

 

Schools’ biometrics trials fined in Poland, launched in NJ, and criticized in Australia

A school in Gdansk, Poland, has been fined PLN 20,000 (roughly US$5,300) by the European Data Protection Board over a…

 

UC Davis and Rajiv Gandhi University to deploy biometric proctoring

A pair of universities, one in the U.S. and one in India, have decided to deploy biometrics to ensure honesty…

 

French high court rules against biometric facial recognition use in high schools

A lawsuit seeking to block biometric facial recognition technology pilots in two high schools in French cities of Nice and…

 

UCLA says it will not use CCTV facial recognition on campus after students’ concerns

University of California, Los Angeles’s (UCLA) Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck told Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the…

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