Public discussions of biometrics use short on nuance, experts say in IBIA podcast on facial recognition

How accurate is accurate enough for facial biometrics? The answer is that an appropriate use policy takes the accuracy and…


The future of biometrics is in the palm of your hand

This is a guest post by Lenny Kontsevich, co-founder and chairman of Redrock Biometrics. Artificial intelligence researchers and technology scholars…


Facial recognition needs auditing and ethics standards to be safe, AI Now bias critic argues

The artificial intelligence community needs to begin developing the vocabulary to define and clearly explain the harms the technology can…


Biometrics Institute Industry Survey reveals mix of market confidence and anxiety at pivotal moment

The novel coronavirus represents a pivotal moment for biometrics, six out of ten stakeholders and even more technology suppliers say…


Bias, blind spots and bad identity systems

This is a guest post by Emma Lindley, Co-Founder of Women in Identity and Chief Commercial Officer at Trust Stamp….


Chinese researchers take top honors in cartoon face recognition challenge

A Chinese entertainment company last week announced the winners of its challenge to write biometric algorithm models that can detect…


Metro facial biometrics, emotion, gender detection system legitimacy disputed in Brazil court

Digital rights advocate Access Now is calling for a ban on biometric data processing used for mass surveillance in public…


ACM’s U.S. Policy Committee pushes for facial recognition suspension, Boston Mayor signs ban

The Association for Computing Machinery’s U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) has requested all uses of facial recognition in the public…


Ambarella, Lumentum detail why 3D sensing is best for contactless biometric access control

Ambarella, Lumentum, and ON Semiconductor have offered up details about the 3D sensing technologies that will enable more accurate biometric identification….


Facial biometrics ban in Boston for local government use, flouted best practices cause concern

The dynamics of the biometric facial recognition market may be shifting, as failures by police to follow best practices for…

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