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.

The intention to use facial recognition integrated in biometric gates at two high schools in France was heavily criticized and…

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School district to trial face biometrics with no students in database

The Lockport School Board will trial a facial recognition system in an implementation that may not identify anyone, after announcing…

 

Facial recognition can protect our kids: here’s how to convince parents

This is a guest post by Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs at Valid. The New York State Education Department…

 

Remark Holdings facial biometrics deployed to Hangzhou primary schools

The Hangzhou Primary School System has deployed the Smart Campus Solution featuring biometric facial recognition from KanKan AI to enhance…

 

Swedish data protection authority issues first fine for biometrics use under GDPR

Sweden’s data protection authority has issued a penalty of SEK 200,000 (US$20,650) to a school which used biometric facial recognition…

 

New York expected to launch AI commission as school district pauses facial recognition plans

The planned implementation of biometric facial recognition in Lockport City School District (LCSD) is being delayed after the New York…

 

Facial biometrics controversy reaches U.S. schools as district trials new security system

Lockport City School District in New York is set to become one of the first in America to pilot biometric…

 

Biometric online test proctoring company Examity raises $90 million in private equity funding

Online exam proctoring tool provider Examity has raised $90 million in a private equity funding round from Great Hill Partners…

 

Missouri school district deploys Panasonic facial recognition for security and access control

The West Platte School District in Weston, Missouri has installed 95 cameras equipped with biometric facial recognition in an effort…

 

Visitor Aware accepting nominations for its biometric school security giveaway

Phoenix-based Visitor Aware, developer of a visitor and volunteer management service designed specifically to help schools and daycares track visitors…

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