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Global ID and Idiap Research Institute to develop contactless vein biometric scanner for hospitals

A new project to develop a contactless scanner for biometric hand vein identification has been launched by Global ID and…

 

CMU researcher says voice recognition can spot Covid-19 cough

At a time when alleged treatments for the novel coronavirus are multiplying like fungi in a Petri dish, it can…

 

Biometrics for online security, access control, pandemic impact top digital identity news of the week

Demand for biometric technology seems to be receiving a boost from the sudden need to conduct as much business as…

 

3D face reconstructions made with sub-millimeter accuracy using an iPhone

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have used a single iPhone X shooting 20 seconds of two-dimensional video followed by 40 minutes…

 

IWBF biometrics and forensics workshop to be broadcast online

The 8th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF-2020) has been recast as an online event with an option for…

 

Facial recognition researchers look for a culprit in gender inequality, come up empty

A group of researchers has looked at possible reasons that biometric facial recognition accuracy is different for men and women,…

 

It’s like The Manchurian Candidate but with brainwashed AIs

Without expressly saying that facial recognition software has been hacked by cybercriminals, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) says it…

 

Army researchers attempt to match an infrared face biometrics against visible-light faces

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are experimenting with artificial intelligence and facial recognition to positively identify an…

 

New datasets for biometric research on multimodal and interoperable performance launched by NIST

NIST has launched new datasets, consisting of fingerprint, facial photographs, and iris scans, to help biometrics researchers to evaluate the…

 

Genetics specialist calls for crack down on DNA databases and biometric companies enabling repression

A call to crack down on companies selling DNA-profiling technologies to customers performing human rights abuses has been made in…

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