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Biometric assistive technologies developed for visually and hearing impaired

Visual or hearing impairments can create barriers that make it harder to socialize or live independently, but biometric tools show…

 

Identity accessibility among barriers to financial inclusion for Nigeria’s rural women

Hindrances to the uptake of digital identity by women, especially in the rural parts of Nigeria, are among the factors…

 

Yoti achieves accessibility standard for digital identity verification

London-based digital ID software company Yoti says its Identity Verification solution has achieved Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2, an…

 

Digital IDs in Georgia improve accessibility for disabled state residents

Georgia’s recent implementation of digital IDs in the form of mobile driver’s licenses for iOS smartphones can make it easier…

 

Osaka to trial face biometric ticketing for travelers in wheelchairs

Osaka Metro announced it will experiment with face biometric ticketing verification for passengers using wheelchairs at Nagai Station. Panasonic‘s biometric…

 

New speech datasets, software target greater inclusion

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has unveiled the Speech Accessibility Project, an initiative to make voice biometrics and speech…

 

Meme to mime: Google and others launching face biometrics as computer code

Google and Domino’s Pizza are both pushing a new accessibility feature – involving face biometrics — as something mainstream computer…

 

Artificial vision with facial recognition gets avid but meager attention

The global market for assistive artificial vision technology is small, funded largely on a shoestring and benefits in no small…

 

Face biometrics for smartphones still evolving, eye and gesture tracking in development

Industry reports from the smartphone front suggest that Apple will inevitably launch an iPhone with its facial recognition camera tucked…

 

Tobii eye-tracking integrated for accessibility tool, gaming

Eye-tracking technology provider Tobii is supplying technology for two separate partnerships which widen the reach of its computer vision tools….

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