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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.

New York human rights advocates have a lot of questions for New York City’s public schools, and they involve 500,000…

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VisionLabs’ biometrics deployed at more than 60 universities, schools in Russia

VisionLabs has announced the deployment of its computer vision and biometrics capabilities in more than 60 educational institutions in Russia….

 

Mastercard partners on Brazilian student digital ID to support remote exams

Mastercard has launched a digital identity partnership to secure the legitimacy of academic examination results in Brazil. The partnership between Mastercard,…

 

Facial recognition in schools: systems deployed in Europe and the US amid privacy concerns

New facial recognition systems are being deployed across school campuses around the world, while others are being removed amidst privacy…

 

Scottish schools serving up fresh privacy debate for lunch with facial recognition payment

Pupils at nine schools in Scotland have started paying for school lunches via facial recognition, thought to be the first…

 

Nigeria collects biometrics of elementary school children for meal program

Nigeria is creating a database of children’s biometrics ostensibly to increase transparency in a school meals scheme. The National Home…

 

Schools still a battleground for biometric systems serving students

Controversy continues to accompany the rollout of biometrics in schools. Recent examples demonstrate areas where higher-education officials feel they can…

 

No privacy impact assessment for biometrics at Indian exam centers

The National Testing Agency (NTA) of India failed to carry out an impact assessment study for two facial recognition projects…

 

Lawsuit over face biometrics in school security system ruled no longer relevant

A lawsuit filed by parents against the New York State school district that planned to deploy facial recognition in schools…

 

Alliance formed to set standards for biometric proctoring, AI in education

Education artificial intelligence company Riid and non-profit consortium DXtera have partnered to launch the EdSAFE AI Alliance to increase public trust…

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