This piece on “Imitating people’s speech patterns precisely could bring trouble” in the Economist caught my eye. It mentions a new technology that means… 2,089 more words
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In knowing what is normal and not normal in many of our bodily functions, fluids and other biometrics, we can find health cures from health data generated from these biometrics. 3,790 more words
Mastercard has unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.
South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa. 559 more words
TechSpot: Passengers leaving the US will have to pass facial recognition scanners at all international airports in the future
TechSpot: Passengers leaving the US will have to pass facial recognition scanners at all international airports in the future. “Visa holders looking to board international flights out of the US will soon be required to pass a facial recognition test at all US international airports, The Verge reports. 60 more words
The US administration has stepped up its plans to check every visa-holder leaving the country by fast-tracking a scheme to carry out a facial scan on all departing passengers. 371 more words