The selfie is everywhere—Facebook, Instagram, Twitter—and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application.
A commitment to share the biometric data of most Australians – including your driving licence photo – agreed at Thursday's Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting will result in a further erosion of our privacy.
Infosys cofounder Nandan Nilekani will take over immediately as the company's nonexecutive chairman, the Indian software giant said Thursday, a move to calm investor unrest and steady the share price.
A computer scientist has invented a unique desk light that automatically switches from green to red when you are 'in the zone' and shouldn't be disturbed by colleagues.
Biometrics – technology that can recognise individuals based on physical and behavioural traits such as their faces, voices or fingerprints – are becoming increasingly important to combat financial fraud and security ...
After London last year, Eurostar has installed electronic passport gates with facial recognition technology for passengers travelling from Paris.
Interpol urged all countries on Tuesday to obtain biometric data from fighters for the Islamic State and other extremist groups to help law enforcement track them down, especially when they return home.
It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security—though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think.
Hitachi today announced the development of highly-accurate finger vein authentication technology using the camera commonly integrated in the standard smartphone. This technology will enable the use of biometric authentication ...