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.

 

Orphan children in Haryana, India subject to biometric data gathering

The Haryana state government in India will be gathering biometric data from children who are currently in orphanages, shelter homes or…

 

University of Calgary Researchers Advance Biometric Security

The University of Calgary’s Biometric Technologies Laboratory has developed a technology that will allow security systems for merging biometric data…

 

NIST Hosts Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Workshop Today in Maryland

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in cooperation with the State of Maryland and Montgomery County, Maryland will…

 

Fingerprint Scanner used for Welsh High School Access

Amidst criticism surrounding the use of biometrics in schools, a north Wales high school has fingerprinted its pupils in order…

 

TechConnect West Virginia Biometrics Forum discusses Local Job Growth

As reported on BiometricUpdate.com last week, TechConnect West Virginia hosted The Biometrics Forum yesterday in Fairmont called “Next Steps in…

 

India’s Medical Colleges to use Biometric Identification

Medical colleges in India have turned to the use of biometric identification processes to detect impersonations, out of fear applicants…

 

M2SYS holds biometric chat on voice biometrics

M2SYS, a recognized industry leader in biometric identity management technology, held its monthly #biometricchat conversation on Twitter last week. The…

 

Tobii and Cedrus release psychophysiological eye tracking tool

Tobii Technology and Cedrus have collaborated to produce the StimTracker for Tobii TX300 Eye Tracker, a product that can be…

 

University Police implement Biometrics Access System

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) announced on Tuesday that it will be implementing a Biometrics Access System (BACSTM). The announcement…

 

Gates Foundation gives $1.1M for Biometric Mood Bracelets

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a total of $1.1 million for two grants to the National Center on…

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