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Facial recognition planned for UK schools without Biometrics Commissioner consultation

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson says he was not consulted over plans drafted by the Department for…


Digital identity in education: BIO-key, Duo Push expand MFA in colleges

Educational institutions are cyber-attack targets like any other entity and so more of them are securing access to their networks…


ACLU chapter wants answers on student-monitoring apps in NYC schools

New York human rights advocates have a lot of questions for New York City’s public schools, and they involve 500,000…


VisionLabs’ biometrics deployed at more than 60 universities, schools in Russia

VisionLabs has announced the deployment of its computer vision and biometrics capabilities in more than 60 educational institutions in Russia….


How do visitor management systems benefit schools and universities?

By Deepak Gulgulia, co-founder and CEO of Spectra Among the growing range of application areas of access control, one of…


Facial recognition in schools: systems deployed in Europe and the US amid privacy concerns

New facial recognition systems are being deployed across school campuses around the world, while others are being removed amidst privacy…


Nigeria collects biometrics of elementary school children for meal program

Nigeria is creating a database of children’s biometrics ostensibly to increase transparency in a school meals scheme. The National Home…


Schools still a battleground for biometric systems serving students

Controversy continues to accompany the rollout of biometrics in schools. Recent examples demonstrate areas where higher-education officials feel they can…


Alliance formed to set standards for biometric proctoring, AI in education

Education artificial intelligence company Riid and non-profit consortium DXtera have partnered to launch the EdSAFE AI Alliance to increase public trust…


Comparitech facial recognition report highlights growing, variable global market

China retains its status as the country with the most face biometrics-based surveillance in a new report. Research service Comparitech analyzed…

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