Industry Insights: Guest Posts

Biometric Update Guest Posts features biometrics and digital ID industry experts discussing their unique perspectives on products, services and the future of biometrics.

 

Why scapegoating face recognition technology as privacy wormhole doesn’t solve anything

Facial recognition technology is facing a blitz of negative media with wormhole-like theories that this technology results in mass surveillance,…

 

Canadian academics, privacy groups issue statement against mass spying

In Canada this week, a number of academics have become signatories to a statement calling upon governments to reign in…

 

Indian election to impact Aadhaar

The historic win of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recent national election might result in changes…

 

Why biometrics are essential in schools: The lunch line

The Florida legislature’s near unanimous vote to ban all biometrics in all schools is one of the most blatant acts…

 

U.S. continues to spy on ordinary citizens

During a recent trip to Europe, President Obama said that the U.S. intelligence community was not snooping on “ordinary citizens,”…

 

Biometric voter enrollment engenders rewards and risks

Ensuring quick and precise voter enrollment and identification is the cornerstone of any credible election. Biometric systems are increasingly being…

 

BiometricUpdate.com comments on biometrics job prospects

Rawlson King, a contributing editor at BiometricUpdate.com was recently quoted in an article that discussed biometrics as a career option….

 

Apple vs Samsung – battle for the biometric smartphone market begins in earnest – Round 2014

Apple vs. Samsung.  Who will dominate the smartphone market for 2014? Will anyone else get a look in? The imminent…

 

BiometricUpdate.com launches job board; offers March special

BiometricUpdate.com recently launched a job board aimed at those hiring or seeking employment in the biometrics industry. Job seekers can…

 

Obama’s new measures won’t limit government spying

Despite President Obama directing his administration to reform U.S. surveillance programs in order to make the intelligence community more transparent,…

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