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.

 

NY school district allegedly misled about face biometrics system’s racial bias

A facial recognition system purchased by New York’s Lockport School District has greater disparities in performance between demographics than claimed…

 

Mastercard digital ID trial with Australia Post and university expands

A digital ID trial Mastercard is carrying out at an Australia university has expanded following a successful first phase. The trial…

 

TECH5 partners on biometrics-based examination ID solution in India

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

 

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…

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