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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about privacy. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to privacy. Additional topics may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

New Oppo smartphone uses Fingerprint Cards’ fingerprint sensor and Precise Biometrics algorithm

Fingerprint Cards announced that the Oppa N3 is the first smartphone to use Fingerprint Card’s touch fingerprint sensor FPC1021. Additionally,…

 

State lawmakers continue to place restrictions on biometrics in schools

Several U.S. states have implemented bans or restrictions on the use of biometric technologies in schools as concerns over student…

 

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending October 19

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Australia’s national security committee puts a halt to customs’ biometric collection plans

Australia’s Immigration Department wants to collect and store photographs of millions of Australian citizens under the government’s counterterrorism laws, which…

 

Collection of voiceprint data has privacy advocates concerned

Businesses and governments are increasingly implementing voice biometrics as an authentication tool, and while it can potentially be a means…

 

McAfee partners with Atlantic Council in new study that explores online and e-voting

McAfee has sponsored a new Atlantic Council study that explores how online voting and e-voting could become more integrated in…

 

EMKA UK and Digitus bring biometric access control to the data center

EMKA UK and Digitus Biometrics have developed a new biometric operated handle that provides a unique fingerprint technology, which is…

 

White House official says biometric authentication should replace passwords

Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, recently spoke out against passwords as a security measure, and in favor of…

 

Alaska Air considers biometrics for boarding

Alaska Airlines is exploring the use of passenger fingerprints as a way of replacing customer boarding passes, according to a…

 

Apple drives biometrics in mobile commerce, boosts consumer privacy: report

Recent developments from Apple – Touch ID, mobile payment system Apple Pay, and Apple’s updated privacy policy – have been…

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