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.

Streaming media company RealNetworks has developed a facial recognition tool dubbed “SAFR”, which it provides to school administrators free of…

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NYCLU urges education department to review plan for facial recognition in schools

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has sent a letter to the New York State Education Department, urging it…

 

Privacy advocates issue warnings as facial recognition planned for U.S. schools

A pair of U.S. school boards are implementing facial recognition systems in schools to improve their security, Gizmodo reports, and…

 

Technavio report forecasts global biometrics market in education to grow 26% CAGR from 2017-2021

Technavio has released a new report that forecasts that the global biometrics market in the education sector to grow at…

 

Biometrics-based payment system coming soon for Singapore school kids

Singapore-based Coolpay has customized its biometrics-based loyalty and payment solution, Touché, for the school environment. The customized solution, which eliminates…

 

Verificient to implement ID authentication/verification for online university students

Penn State and Verificient Technologies have partnered to develop the first of its kind, identity authentication and verification tool that…

 

WFP education program in Pakistan using biometrics to verify identity

The World Food Programme’s (WFP) first cash-based assistance initiative for secondary school girls in Pakistan will be supported by biometric…

 

Biometric identification solution helps support national school meal program in Chile

NEC Corporation revealed that NEC Chile successfully trialed a biometric identification solution using fingerprint recognition technologies for the school meal…

 

Vatebra and Credence ID expand student verification platform

Vatebra, a solution provider in West Africa, and Credence ID are expanding its student ID project into three new countries….

 

Kenya universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students

Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary has directed universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students within the next 120…

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