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Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…


Paravision answers face biometrics ethics concerns with AI Principles and new chief advisor

Paravision has published a set of principles to guide the ethical development of face biometrics and other technologies related to artificial…


TSA challenge crowdsources biometrics innovation for airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently opened the Power of Passengers Challenge, calling on citizens and companies to experiment…


iProov and Mvine’s COVID-19 passport with biometric privacy protection begins testing

iProov and identity management solutions company Mvine have co-designed a COVID-19 immunity and vaccination passport secured with biometrics, which is…


New tech for in-display biometrics developed by Qualcomm, Samsung

Qualcomm has announced that its newest in-display biometric fingerprint sensors will be deployed in smartphones early this year, writes Engadget….


FTC declares facial recognition surveillance tech dangerous, warns against federal privacy pre-emption

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has come out swinging against facial recognition, issuing a proposed settlement with Paravision which Law Street reports…


Rank One patents passive biometric facial liveness for standard mobile devices

Rank One has been awarded a patent for a passive biometric liveness detection technology based on micro-texture analysis by the U.S….


Absolutely need to have the last word? Microsoft patents way to stuff you into a chatbot

A new patent promises a future in which the personality of any person living, dead or fictional can live on…


BCTC completes first round of Android face biometrics testing for Thundersoft algorithms

The Bank Card Test Center (BCTC) has completed its first round of testing for Android face biometrics products, testing two…


Sony patent filing shows head acoustic biometrics, Apple granted patent for multi-user authentication

A patent filing from Sony Corporation showing the use of acoustic measurements of users as a biometric modality has been…

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