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Biometric Update regularly releases news about accessibility. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding accessibility. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.


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….


Google accessibility feature turns a glance into a command

Android and iOS are adding accessibility features. Beginning September 30, Google’s Android will enable people to control some navigation with…

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