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Open Source Biometric Recognition

OpenBR is an open source framework for testing and deploying biometrics systems. It uses OpenCV for basic computer vision and implements some state-of-the-art advanced features such as face recognition and eyes detection. 162 more words


Microsoft age-guessing tool goes on a metadata-slurping, viral spree

I don’t know why everybody’s complaining about the tiny tool that guesses your age based on a photo, built to demonstrate the face recognition capabilities of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform and infrastructure. 791 more words


Please Change Your Fingerprints: Biometrics aren’t a Silver Bullet

This article focuses on the RSA conference (which just concluded) and new work on biometrics for authentication. http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2015/04/23/401466507/biometrics-may-ditch-the-password-but-not-the-hackers. This quote captures my feelings exactly: 211 more words

Imprivata, bulking up in health-care data security, buys biometrics maker HT Systems

Imprivata, the healthcare IT security company, is going full-force into the patient identification market with its announcement today of its purchase of HT Systems, a provider of vein-scan biometric technology. 581 more words


Guidelines for best practices in biometrics research

This paper aims to guide biometrics researches in their work, providing the usual path to achieve a consolidate and useful scientific research. The authors uses the following definition of  398 more words


Third-party Apple Watch battery straps likely not to work

”What happens when you have an accessory that separates your Watch from your wrist? I’ve tested this by inserting a thin, opaque piece of cloth underneath my watch,” Dave Hamilton reports for The Mac Observer. 144 more words


Aadhaar World's Largest Biometric System

NEW DELHI: The Aadhaar card has emerged as probably the world’s largest biometric identification programmes in the world with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) issuing nearly 82 crore cards. 448 more words

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