Tag: Biometrics

Contactless Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Your Prints from Meters Away

Until today, there existed such Fingerprint Biometric Readers that required your touch to authenticate yourself as an authorized person. However, the latest research shows that the future of fingerprint scanners lies in a “no-touch” activity by an individual for gaining access. Recently, NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) has funded a number of startup and companies to develop […]

UK Report address concerns about lack of guidelines on biometrics usage

In the UK’s Science and Technology Committee new report titled “Science and Technology – Sixth Report: Current and future uses of biometric data and technologies“, MPs address their concerns regarding the UK government’s failure to introduce proper legislation to regulate the increasing use of biometric data. In the report, MPs discuss a number of key […]