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Face recognition systems need to instill trust, but they do not: NIST researchers

Not enough is being done to engender trust in decisions made by facial recognition and biometrics systems, according to a…

 

DHS partners with Qualcomm, Kryptowire to develop biometric mobile security API

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has partnered with Qualcomm and Kryptowire to introduce biometrics as part…

 

Researchers look for biometric systems’ blind spots

Deer really do get confused by headlights, rendered unable to recognize an oncoming car for what it is — a…

 

Rank One and Panasonic upgrade biometric facial recognition offerings for high accuracy

Rank One Computing has launched a new facial recognition algorithm as part of an update to its biometric ROC SDK,…

 

Biometrics forecasts and revenue gains suggest industry weathering challenging market conditions

The top news of the week in biometrics and digital ID is largely divided between positive financial forecasts, results and…

 

Yoti postpones 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program

Yoti has for now suspended the launch of its 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program, said Ken Banks, head of social…

 

Biometrics industry could lose $2B this year from pandemic, but facial recognition market to grow

A new report from ABI Research forecasts a revenue drop of $2 billion this year in the biometric device market…

 

Biometric software that allegedly predicts criminals based on their face sparks industry controversy

A group of academics and a Ph.D. student from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania have developed automated…

 

Rapid fingerprint test for drugs might detect COVID-19

Executives at a biometrics firm in England say their portable fingerprint-reading technology could be used to diagnose COVID-19 in 10…

 

Device-based biometrics for immunity passports in the dock, while payment card market revs

Immunity passports are a hot topic in the global identity industry this week, and fingerprints, both in terms of payment…

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