Monthly Archives: June 2014

DHS & airports use your fingerprints, iris & facial biometrics to spy on …

“The department (DHS) is exploring additional biometric modalities such as face and iris to determine what may be possible to implement in our operational environments, whether it be for enforcement or Trusted Traveler …

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Facial recognition technology could be used to help find missing children and identify genetic disorders | BiometricUpdate

Breakthroughs in facial recognition technology from researchers at University of Central Florida and Oxford University.

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Sensory introduces multimodal biometrics for mobiles – Planet Biometrics

Biometric Update Sensory introduces multimodal biometrics for mobiles Planet Biometrics High end mobile phones have begun using biometric fingerprint solutions for entry, but according to the company, consumer acceptance has been poor because of…

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Facial Recognition Might Be Coming To Your Car – Hands on Today

cartechboy writes What if you got into your car and you had to authenticate that it was you behind the wheel? That might be what’s coming in the near future as Ford’s working with Intel to bring facial recognition to the car.

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Bankers on the Front lines of Cyber Defense | Robert Siciliano

There was once a time when the only threat to a bank’s security was when that innocent-looking man hands a note to the bank teller that makes her face go a. …

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Google, Samsung tensions show signs of easing – The Australian

Google, Samsung tensions show signs of easing The Australian Samsung claimed two prominent mentions during the keynote presentation at Google’s annual developer conference overnight: one for a new smartwatch that will use Google software, the other…

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First freight train from Hefei to Central Asia departs – Anhui News

Anhui News First freight train from Hefei to Central Asia departs Anhui News The first international freight train loaded with household appliances and electronic products left Hefei North Railway Station, a logistics base, for Kazakhstan,…

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Revisiting the Silk Road – People’s Daily Online

Revisiting the Silk Road People’s Daily Online Some 1,500 years ago, merchants from Central Asia, the Middle East and Western Europe braved the Gobi Desert and nomadic bandits to arrive at Chang’an, the historical name of Xi’an, then the world’s…

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China & Kazakhstan advance new Silk Road economic belt – Tengrinews

China & Kazakhstan advance new Silk Road economic belt Tengrinews On 26 June, a meeting took place in Beijing, where the President of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, Kazakhstan’s national railway company, Askar Mamin was invited by his Chinese colleagues…

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KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan – Tengrinews

KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan Tengrinews Kazkommertsbank has launched contactless payment system that uses mobile phones in Kazakhstan, Tengrinews reports citing the Managing Director of the bank Nurlan Zhagiparov.

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