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Idiap researchers propose biometric fairness metrics to decouple bias from accuracy

Several new measures for quantifying demographic differentials, or bias, in biometric identity verification systems are suggested in a paper which…

 

Facial recognition getting better at handling modest angles and big smiles

The state of the art of facial recognition has improved over recent years to the point of handling certain kinds…

 

Facial recognition algorithms need to be protected now against master face attacks – researchers

Biometrics researchers say master face attacks pose “a severe security threat” for under-protected facial recognition algorithms. Four IEEE scientists studied…

 

Scientists publish datasets and tools for detecting face morphed identity documents

A research paper published this month has tools to neutralize face morphing attacks, which use an altered biometric reference image…

 

Idiap researchers delve into biometric bias, template protection and PAD for cars

Biometrics experts at the Idiap Research Institute in Switzerland have contributed three papers to the latest issue of the identity-focused…

 

Swiss team claims to make stripped-down biometric presentation attack detection for cars

Researchers at a Swiss institute say they have created a highly reliable one-camera way to detect face presentation attacks in…

 

Circular AI firing squad: Fighting AI bias with fake faces may pose real privacy risks

The problems with fake faces are so complex that some solutions just create more problems. Researchers in Switzerland, for example,…

 

Paravision, Trust Stamp, Advance.AI add new talent

A number of companies in the biometrics and digital ID space announce the appointment of new talent this week. Paravision…

 

Swiss researchers hunt for contactless palm vein biometric scanners for hospitals

Swiss entrepreneurs and researchers have announced an effort to create a mobile contactless scanner that reads hand veins as a…

 

Idiap researchers develop vein biometric template protection approach with biohashing

A pair of methods for protecting vein biometrics templates from vulnerability to theft or leakage without degrading recognition performance have…

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