Category: Biometric Scanning

‘Mark, Number or Name of the Beast’: Amazon considers palm biometrics for touchless in-store payments, tests terminal transactions with Visa

‘Mark, Number or Name of the Beast’: Amazon considers palm biometrics for touchless in-store payments, tests terminal transactions with Visa Jan 20, 2020 | Luana Pascu. Biometric Update. Amazon is working on linking users’ hands to credit card information to enable palm biometric payments at checkout terminals, reports the Wall Street Journal. […]

‘Mark, Number or Name of the Beast’: New regulatory enforcement makes 2020 big year for biometrics, execs say

‘Mark, Number or Name of the Beast’: New regulatory enforcement makes 2020 big year for biometrics, execs say Jan 23, 2020 | Chris Burt. Biometric Update. Regulations for authenticating transactions and protecting privacy will continue to evolve in 2020, with companies are gearing up for PSD2’s Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) […]

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance and Control, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: Explosive Growth: banking, systems, Asian retail and smart tickets.

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance and Control, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: Explosive Growth: banking, systems, Asian retail and smart tickets Biometrics systems will generate over $65B by 2024, according to new research, with growth in different areas for different regions. Signs are also positive for the industry in banking and […]

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance and Control: Chinese researchers develop 500MP camera to capture facial biometrics in crowds. Five (5) times the 120 million-pixel resolution of the human eye for both photo and video.

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance and Control: Chinese researchers develop 500MP camera to capture facial biometrics in crowds Biometric Update. 2019 Chinese academic researchers have developed a 500 megapixel cloud camera that can collect detailed facial data in crowded spaces such as stadiums, and enable the biometric detection of […]

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance: France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance.

Biometric Technology, Government Surveillance: France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance. Jan 16, 2020 | Luana Pascu. Biometric Update. French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI. Facial recognition technology is already extensively used across […]

Biometric Technology, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: U.S. Dept. Homeland Security Global Entry biometric facial recognition program to expand nationwide.

Biometric Technology, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: U.S. Dept. Homeland Security Global Entry biometric facial recognition program to expand nationwide. Jan 17, 2020. Biometric Update. The Department of Homeland Security has issued a privacy impact assessment related to biometric facial recognition technology it first rolled out for the Global Entry program in […]

Biometric Technology, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: Mastercard certifies first contactless biometric payment card.

Biometric Technology, ‘Mark, Number, Name’: Mastercard certifies first contactless biometric payment card from Thales and Fingerprint Cards. Jan 17, 2020. Biometric Update. The biometric payment card offered by Thales Group with a Fingerprint Cards sensor has been announced as the first contactless fingerprint payment card certified by Mastercard to its new program […]

EXPLODING End Times Technology, ‘For Knowledge Shall Be Increased’ (But Not Wisdom), ‘Always learning but never coming to a knowledge of the truth.’ ‘Deceived by the means of those false miracles’: 18 (6+6+6) ‘just yesterday’ articles. ALL THIS, Just in Time for Christmas and 2020. Merry Christmas (Keep Christ in Christmas) and Happy New Millennium. I’m looking forward to it. How about you? REDEMPTION IS IMMINENT. THAT’S IT. THIS IS ALL I HAVE.

EXPLODING End Times Technology, ‘For Knowledge Shall Be Increased’ (But Not Wisdom), ‘Always learning but never coming to a knowledge of the truth.’ ‘Deceived by the means of those false miracles’: 18 (6+6+6) ‘just yesterday’ articles. ALL THIS,  Just in Time for Christmas and 2020. Merry Christmas (Keep […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Documented; every surveillance camera on the way to work in New York City, and it revealed a dystopian reality. To initial number of cameras estimated to reach over 50 (5) billion worldwide in only two years. Global video-surveillance industry forecast to reach over $60 (6) billion. New York City has an estimated 9,000 (3×3) cameras.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Documented; every surveillance camera on the way to work in New York City, and it revealed a dystopian reality. To initial number of cameras estimated to reach over 50 (5) billion worldwide in only two years. Global video-surveillance industry forecast to reach over $60 […]