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2022 EAB Awards honor research on barriers to ECG, finger vein, and face biometrics

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has named the 2022 European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research and Industry Awards winners. Winners…

 

Facial analysis still biased, press still confusing it with facial recognition

An assistant professor at the University of Maryland performed an audit of leading facial recognition services Government Technology claims, and…

 

Prominent facial recognition researcher scraped videos of trans people, left dataset exposed

New research finds that a controversial facial recognition dataset of trans people remained available online for years after the initial…

 

US moves ahead with long-distance biometric ID seemingly without competition

The world’s most public military program to develop whole-body biometric surveillance at a distance outdoors continues. U.S. military, national security…

 

Researcher demonstrates biometric data theft from smart lock with droplock hack

Biometric smart locks used in internet of things deployments can be hacked through their wireless connectivity capabilities, according to a…

 

Def Con contest pits hackers against facial recognition systems

A new contest was announced at the hacker convention Def Con in Las Vegas, pitting teams against each other as…

 

US loses appetite for university research but not China

In a report that should surprise no one, China is funding sensitive research – including biometric surveillance tools — in…

 

Gait recognition could be better than face biometrics to ID coboting workers

Citing the need for a workplace robot to know the humans working around it, researchers writing in the journal Scientific…

 

American researchers probe where biometric bias comes in and how to measure it

A pair of papers on why biometric systems are so often found to be less effective with some demographic groups…

 

Digital identity verification spending to pass $20B by 2027, but security challenges remain

Businesses around the world are spending $11.6 billion on digital identity verification this year, and that amount will nearly double…

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