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iBeta biometric PAD evaluations grow in global prominence

Compliance with biometric presentation attack detection standards has become table stakes for numerous applications of face biometrics in particular, and…

 

Retail biometrics to improve security, convenience, privacy showcased at NRF

Biometrics continue to make their way into the retail space. A partnership between Keyo and Mashgin is giving shoppers a…

 

Palm ID verifies in US for alcohol buys and in Beijing for subway rides

One, Amazon’s palm biometric payment service, has a new age-verification function. An adult will be able to buy alcohol by…

 

Android biometric safeguards fail to withstand brute-force attack

A team of Chinese scientists has bullied its way past fingerprint authentication protections on smartphones, exposing significant vulnerabilities, reports TechXplore….

 

Palm biometric payments grow with launch on WeChat, Amazon One expansion

Tencent’s super-app WeChat has added a new “Palm Payment” applet to enable users to pay using palm biometrics, Tech Planet…

 

Beijing bums out billions of Chinese game-playing kids: Restrictions not going away

A “misunderstanding” about gaming restrictions in China was righted this week. Somehow, people got the impression that the government was…

 

Tencent low-light facial recognition to check night-time gaming among children

Tencent Games, one of China’s biggest gaming companies, says it has deployed a facial recognition platform dubbed ‘Midnight Patrol’ with…

 

Chinese researchers take top honors in cartoon face recognition challenge

A Chinese entertainment company last week announced the winners of its challenge to write biometric algorithm models that can detect…

 

Face mask popularity prompts new biometric datasets for sale, FaceID work around in China

Datasets consisting of images of people wearing facemasks are being sold online for miniscule prices in China, according to Abacus,…

 

Chinese researchers reveal method to bypass biometric fingerprint scanners in smartphones

Chinese security researchers from X-Lab security at Tencent challenged fingerprint security in a presentation at the GeekPwn 2019 conference in…

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