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.

 

Concerns about biometric online proctoring expressed by students in Australia, U.S. and Canada

University of Queensland students have reported disturbing incidents involving biometrics-based remote proctoring software used by the school to ensure the…

 

Universities deploy contactless biometric temperature scan systems from UnionCommunity and Telpo

Korea’s Chung-Ang University has announced a test of UnionCommunity’s non-contact biometric system combining facial recognition with body temperature detection as…

 

NTechLab to supply biometric facial recognition to over 43,000 Russian schools

Biometric facial recognition-equipped cameras will be installed in over 43,000 Russian schools, writes The Moscow Times based on reports by…

 

Touchless biometrics from Princeton Identity expanded to support college and university re-opening

Princeton Identity is expanding its portfolio of touchless face and iris biometric technologies for the university market to provide a fast,…

 

U.S. senators, states want to know about edtech biometrics use

In just weeks, edtech has gone from being a university recruitment perk in the minds of parents and their high…

 

New York state halts funding for biometric facial recognition system in schools

The New York State Education Department is not giving the green light for funding of projects under the Smart Schools…

 

LittleMore releases biometrics-enabled digital examination tool for colleges and universities

Edutech subsidiary LittleMore Innovation Labs has released PEXA Lite, a digital examination tool with biometric proctoring features for university students…

 

Australian students fear exam platform threatens biometric data privacy

Students from Australia’s University of Queensland fear their biometric data and privacy could be at risk due to a third-party…

 

Facial biometrics loophole highlighted by World Privacy Forum report on U.S. schools

One of the top biometrics news stories of the young 2020 calendar year pops up in the middle of the…

 

TypingDNA to provide free behavioral biometrics for proctoring and remote education during outbreak

To support remote online learning during the covid-19 pandemic, TypingDNA is extending free use of its API for typing biometric…

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