Category: Biometric Scanning

Vatican, Catholic colleges weigh-in on emerging AI ethics debate. A.I. gears are turning in the False Prophet’s mind.

Vatican, Catholic colleges weigh-in on emerging AI ethics debate May 16, 2019. RNS. (RNS) — When Marquette University professor Shion Guha began planning a class last fall that focused on artificial intelligence and ethics, he assumed he would attract just enough students for a small, intimate seminar. Instead, […]

The facial recognition face-off

The facial recognition face-off Facial recognition technology is one of the tech industry’s most lucrative new sectors — underpinning everything from social networks to intelligence services — even as it raises questions about its impact on privacy and human rights. Driving the news: That disconnect is illustrated in a fascinating scoop by NBC […]

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords. Yes, that includes ‘Dual Modality’ Biometrics which includes ‘Face/Hand’ in order to operate your computer.

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords. Yes, that includes ‘Dual Modality’ Biometrics which includes ‘Face/Hand’ in order to operate your computer. Chris Smith. BGR News•May 9, 2019 Microsoft is one step closer to fulfilling the passwordless Windows 10 dream, as the latest Windows […]

Mastercard Announces First Biometric Card Trial in Mexico. You need your hand and your fingerprint, to get benefits. ‘A mark, number or name.’

Mastercard and Edenred Announce First Biometric Card Trial in Mexico Mexico City – May 7, 2019 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Edenred (PA: EDEN) today announced the first regional test of biometric card technology in Mexico. The effort, focused on state benefits programs, features an embedded fingerprint sensor that […]

Biometrics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024. The business of ‘having the mark, name or number’ of the Beast. Now introducing – ‘MULTIMODAL BIOMETRICS’, which make use of more than one physiological characteristic (FACE/HAND) for authentication, is expected to improve the recognition and security performance of these systems in the coming years.

Biometrics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024 ID: 4763135 Report April 2019 Region: Global 115 pages IMARC Group The global biometrics market reached a value of US$ 16.7 Billion in 2018. Biometrics refers to processes that are used to recognize, identify and authenticate people based on their […]

Chinese database is tracking cellphone usage, car location and even electricity usage of Xinjiang residents. 5G monitoring is next. Who else ‘might’ want this technology? Mohammed bin Salman? Vladimir Putin? Modi? Kings of the East. MENA nations? Where will it stop?

Chinese database is tracking cellphone usage, car location and even electricity usage of Xinjiang residents. 5G monitoring is next. Gerry Shih, The Washington Post. Published 5:13 am EDT, Thursday, May 2, 2019 Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are building a comprehensive database that tracks the precise locations of its citizens, their […]

Trump admin expands collecting biometric data from migrants, raising concerns from advocates. DNA testing and fingerprinting of children. Officials declined to name the location of the pilot program, but said it could start as soon as next week and would take place over several days.

Trump admin expands collecting biometric data from migrants, raising concerns from advocates. DNA testing and fingerprinting of children. Officials declined to name the location of the pilot program, but said it could start as soon as next week and would take place over several days. DHS has stepped […]