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.

 

Integrated Biometrics provides mobile fingerprint scanner to Pakistan education department

Integrated Biometrics, LLC announced that the Pakistan Education Department has deployed its Columbo fingerprint scanner to verify the identity of…

 

Credence ID launches biometric ID solutions for banks in Colombia and Panama, signs customer in Nigeria

Credence ID announced it has released a new set of mobile banking solutions and multiple deployments for two undisclosed banks…

 

St. Louis school deploys facial recognition system to improve security: IBIA case study

The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) found that schools throughout the United States are increasingly using biometric technology for…

 

Instructure integrates Verificient’s behavioral biometrics application

Verificient Technologies, Inc. announced it has partnered with software-as-a-service firm Instructure to integrate Verificient’s multifactor biometrics behavioral application, Proctortrack, in…

 

San Diego school district’s facial recognition pilot program sees backlash

Parents in the Encinitas Union School District have been expressing their concerns regarding a new pilot program that will implement…

 

Chinese universities implement facial recognition to track student attendance

Two Chinese universities have implemented facial recognition technology to track attendance and prevent students from registering other classmates on their…

 

Maharashtra government to initiate biometrics record-keeping in orphanages

The government of Maharashtra, India said it will collect biometric records of all residents of NGO and state-operated orphanages to…

 

San Diego school board to pilot facial recognition system for students

San Diego’s Encinitas Union School District is set to launch a first-of-its-kind pilot program that authenticates students on school-issued iPads…

 

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending November 2

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week in Review:…

 

State lawmakers continue to place restrictions on biometrics in schools

Several U.S. states have implemented bans or restrictions on the use of biometric technologies in schools as concerns over student…

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