The Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News: March 9-15

The Week's Most-Read Biometrics News: March 9-15

Facial recognition proved to be the hot topic with respect to this week’s most-read articles on FindBiometrics, though a couple of other important trends also shared the spotlight.

One of the latter was the ongoing integration of biometric technologies into consumer laptops and PCs, in this case from Microsoft:

Microsoft Patents a Windows Key Fingerprint Sensor

Another was one of the biggest ongoing trends in the biometrics and payments industries – biometric payment cards – with the latest major real-world trial getting underway ahead of anticipated large-scale rollouts:

NatWest Trials Biometric Payment Card Tech From Gemalto

And now it’s time for facial recognition’s close-up. FaceTec got some well-deserved attention for its latest White Paper, with this one outlining the need for liveness detection:

New FaceTec White Paper Spotlights Crucial Need For Biometric Liveness Detection

Mitek, meanwhile, continued to push forward the trend of selfie-based authentication with its latest partnership:

HyreCar Uses Mitek Technology for New Carsharing App

And finally, a good old-fashioned story on using facial recognition to catch thieves at a casino:

Australian Casino Uses Facial Recognition Cameras to Identify Potential Thieves

March 15, 2019 – by Alex Perala

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