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Afghanistan plans biometric registration at madrassas to improve security, curricula

The Afghan government plans to conduct biometric registration of students and staff of madrassas around the country, as part of…

 

Report alleges bias in ExamSoft facial recognition feature, proposes improvements

A report has pointed out bugs with the face biometrics-based feature of examination proctoring software ExamSoft, and has proposed methods…

 

New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

 

NY school district allegedly misled about face biometrics system’s racial bias

A facial recognition system purchased by New York’s Lockport School District has greater disparities in performance between demographics than claimed…

 

‘Project Panoptic’ launches as facial recognition use by Delhi Police expands

The Internet Freedom Foundation is about to launch what it says is the first system for tracking facial recognition technology…

 

Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Biometrics and body temperature scanning technology for schools rolls out, DHS S&T announces survey

New software, modules and scanners for biometric identification and body temperature checks have been launched by CyberLink, Princeton Identity and…

 

5 reasons why biometric face scanning in schools should be banned — researchers

Research from the University of Michigan unequivocally finds that biometric facial recognition in classrooms should be banned. A study conducted…

 

Brainworks and Gibraltar Technologies develop biometric apps to support COVID-19 recovery

Brainworks has launched an application with “ambient biometrics” and artificial intelligence capabilities to detect COVID-19 symptoms earlier by measuring personal…

 

Facial biometrics in New York state schools blocked as legislature passes 2-year moratorium

A moratorium has been placed on the use of facial recognition and other biometrics in New York schools until 2022…

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