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Biometric Tech to Help Stop TV Spoilers with New ImageWare Deployment

Biometric Tech to Help Stop TV Spoilers with New ImageWare Deployment

“We are delighted to provide GoVerifyID to TV and movie producers, entertainment firms, studios, networks, production companies, post production houses, and other participants in the entertainment industry.” -Richard Blech, CEO, Secure Channels Biometric technology may help to stop one of your favorite TV shows from getting spoiled with an unscheduled episode leak thanks to a new…

Panasonic Avionics’ Collaboration to Bring Tascent Biometric Tech to Air Travel

Panasonic Avionics’ Collaboration to Bring Tascent Biometric Tech to Air Travel

Tascent and Panasonic Avionics plan to work together to develop passenger service solutions for the air travel industry. Announcing their “intent to enter into a strategic partnership”, the companies said their collaborative efforts will seek to combine Panasonic Avionics’ in-flight entertainment solutions with Tascent’s biometric identification technologies. The end results will include automated personalization of…

World Chess Championship Organizers Seek To Introduce Biometric Entertainment

World Chess Championship Organizers Seek To Introduce Biometric Entertainment

Organizers of the World Chess Championship are seeking to introduce biometric heart data to match broadcasts, but security remains a critical issue. As The Telegraph reports, the aim is to make chess matches more dramatic for viewers, with biometric devices tracking heart biometrics, and the data helping to illustrate for viewers how stressed players are…

Disney Has Been Testing Facial Biometrics Tracking On Audiences

Disney Has Been Testing Facial Biometrics Tracking On Audiences

Disney has been testing out biometric technology designed to monitor and predict audience reactions to movies and other media. The experimentation was carried out by Disney Research, and involved the use of factorized variational autoencoders, or FVAEs – AI algorithms that can detect patterns in visual inputs, such as audience members’ smiles and laughter. The…

NEC Tech Helps Ensure Safety at Colombian Football Stadium

NEC Tech Helps Ensure Safety at Colombian Football Stadium

NEC is celebrating a successful deployment of its facial recognition technology in Colombia, where it installed a security screening system at the Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin. It was initially deployed at the end of last year, in cooperation with Medellin mayor Federico Gutierrez for his ‘Safer Stadium Project’. Atanasio Girardot hosts two major football clubs,…

Facial Recognition Considered to Curb Soccer Hooliganism

Facial Recognition Considered to Curb Soccer Hooliganism

Facial recognition technology may be introduced to Scottish soccer stadiums as a means of addressing soccer club fans’ unruly conduct. The idea came up during a meeting of the Scottish Professional Football League, with its 42 members considering the proposal in the wake of complaints over fans singing sectarian songs and setting off pyrotechnics in…

Fans Get Fast-Tracked Biometric Entry to Yankee Stadium

Fans Get Fast-Tracked Biometric Entry to Yankee Stadium

CLEAR’s biometric access control system is coming to Yankee Stadium in New York, the company has announced. In a statement, CLEAR asserted that as a company based in New York, its staff are particularly excited about the deployment. The system will begin operations on August 7, offering free enrollment to sports fans while those who…