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NIST facial recognition evaluations showcase accuracy gains, new developers

Asian biometrics developers continue to join the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) facial recognition tests, with three…

 

Cherry-picking old stats undermines US border biometrics criticism

Influential studies from 2018 and 2019 still hold a prominent place in many reports on demographic differentials or bias in…

 

Evolving biometrics standards back new ICAO passport requirements

A new standard for biometric passports from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is fast approaching. The passport standard is…

 

NextgenID receives IAL-3 certification from Kantara Initiative

The Kantara Initiative has awarded NextgenID the IAL-3 (Identity Assurance Level 3) certification for its IAL-3 identity proofing and supervised…

 

Paravision emphasizes importance of FMR Max in fight against biometric bias

U.S. face biometrics developer Paravision has released a study framing its results on the latest evaluation of demographic differentials among…

 

Innovatrics cuts fingerprint error rate by 20%, upgrades SmartFace platform

Innovatrics has reported its best-yet scores in NIST’s fingerprint biometrics testing, and added a new feature to its facial recognition…

 

NIST adds flexibility, digital format to security requirements for federal contractors

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated its guidance for how businesses working with the federal government…

 

NIST, Georgetown, CDT to enhance digital identity guidelines for public benefits

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is tailoring its digital identity guidelines to better…

 

Age assurance and children’s data privacy regulations come with endless complexity

Privacy regulation is “an incredibly complex regulatory landscape,” says Claire Quinn, chief data privacy officer for Privo, in a panel…

 

NIST introduces program to analyze real-world AI risks

It is critical to evaluate the societal implications of using artificial intelligence, especially in situations where people regularly engage with…

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