Schools

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.

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

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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…

 

Privacy rights groups call for ‘day of action’ to ban facial recognition at all schools

Fight for the Future (FFTF) and Students for Sensible Drug Policy are organizing what they call a ‘National Day of…

 

School biometric systems live in Ohio, NY school district asks to keep its running, but value questioned

Facial recognition cameras performing real-time biometric identification and providing security updates have been deployed to “a handful of schools” in…

 

London South Bank University, ANS develop voice and facial recognition chatbot

London South Bank University has entered a strategic partnership with digital and cloud service provider ANS to develop the first…

 

Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…

 

NY state Assembly Member wants moratorium on biometric technology in grade schools

In the upcoming legislative session, New York state Assembly Member Monica Wallace wants to focus all 2020 efforts on a…

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