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AnyVision exec responds to facial recognition controversy

As biometric companies, particularly those providing facial recognition technology, face scrutiny over their practices and ethics against the backdrop of…

 

BIO-key presents passwordless biometric solutions at Microsoft Ignite 2019

BIO-key will showcase its passwordless biometric authentication software, Windows Hello hardware accessories, and WebAuthn multi-factor authentication at Microsoft’s annual technology…

 

Facial recognition matches images reconstructed from MRIs with 83 percent accuracy

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that they can identify people from MRI images used in brain research and…

 

Nuance and Microsoft partner for automated health records with voice biometrics

Voice biometrics and processing provider Nuance Communications has formed a partnership with Microsoft to transform healthcare delivery with ambient clinical…

 

Microsoft, UN among keynote speakers at Biometrics Institute Congress 2019 in London

Representatives of Microsoft and the United Nations have officially joined the keynote speaker list for the upcoming Biometrics Institute Congress…

 

AI policy advisor says facial recognition bans could spread to states and federal government

The trend of bans on biometric facial recognition in U.S. cities will soon spread to states, and from there to…

 

High traffic identification tops this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Progress in Nigeria and in airport biometrics systems make up several of the most popular articles on Biometric Update this…

 

AnyVision reevaluates biometrics business in Hong Kong, defends Israeli army work

Microsoft-funded Israeli startup AnyVision is reevaluating its business plans in Hong Kong following controversy around the ethical use of its…

 

Homomorphic encryption standards group could help secure cloud biometrics

The security of many cloud biometrics systems could soon be significantly enhanced, as a group of nearly 100 members of…

 

Facebook and Microsoft make changes as scrutiny of AI training methods continues

Facebook is the latest company to admit to paying contractors to listen to audio recordings of its services users, with…

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