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.

Auxiliary examination services provider Innovatiview and TECH5 have jointly announced a partnership last week to work on a new facial…

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Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Biometrics put to work to reduce cost and fraud in Nigerian education system

As Nigeria continuous its digital transformation drive, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is pursuing its efforts to…

 

Privacy concerns greet adoption of facial recognition system by India’s secondary education board

India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is introducing a facial recognition system that will henceforth allow tenth and twelfth…

 

Biometric digital identity can preserve remote exam integrity for South Africa’s universities

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The pandemic continues to open several opportunities for digital…

 

Biometric Signature ID brings remote proctoring and identity verification to Middle East

Saudi Arabia-based Educational Technology Company Limited (Edutacs) has chosen Biometric Signature ID for identity verification and remote proctoring to improve…

 

Biometrics and body temperature scanning technology for schools rolls out, DHS S&T announces survey

New software, modules and scanners for biometric identification and body temperature checks have been launched by CyberLink, Princeton Identity and…

 

5 reasons why biometric face scanning in schools should be banned — researchers

Research from the University of Michigan unequivocally finds that biometric facial recognition in classrooms should be banned. A study conducted…

 

Facial biometrics in New York state schools blocked as legislature passes 2-year moratorium

A moratorium has been placed on the use of facial recognition and other biometrics in New York schools until 2022…

 

NuData and TypingDNA behavioral biometrics rolled out for digital banking, online exams proctoring

Jack Henry & Associates has integrated passive biometrics and behavioral analytics technology from Mastercard subsidiary NuData Security to upgrade its Banno Digital…

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