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.

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

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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…

 

Facial recognition, gun detection system implemented in Lockport schools despite controversy

A facial recognition system was implemented on January 2, 2020 in the Lockport school district in New York state, following…

 

French privacy regulator finds facial recognition gates in schools illegal

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

 

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…

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