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

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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…

 

Victoria enacts rules for deploying facial recognition in public schools

Public schools in the Australian state of Victoria will require approval from parents, students, and the Department of Education to…

 

BIO-key and identiMetrics launch biometric school emergency notification system

School emergencies and evacuations can be challenging for administrators and dangerous for students, posing difficulties for identification and communication. BIO-key…

 

RealNetworks publishes best practices guide for using facial recognition in schools

RealNetworks released its Best Practices guide for using facial recognition technology to support safer K-12 campuses. RealNetworks provides its facial…

 

Startup Deep North launches program to let schools test facial recognition safety system

Startup Deep North, formerly known as VMAXX, is working with school districts and universities in California, Texas, Florida, and Massachusetts…

 

UIDAI funds purchase of biometric enrollment devices for schools

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has earmarked Rs 2 billion (US$28 million) to support the purchase of biometric…

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