The fall 2014 semester has not only brought significant changes to the way the course material portion of IT 345 is structured, but also how we structure the lab materials and projects. In previous semesters, students have typically spent the first four weeks of their lab section familiarizing themselves with the center, what resources we…

We provided an update on the Human Biometric Sensor Interaction model at the Biometrics 2014 conference at the Queen Elizabeth II conference center in London, England. Advances in testing and evaluation using Human-Biometric sensor interaction modules from International Center for Biometric Research

Students from the International Center for Biometrics Research answered questions for prospective students as part of Fall Preview Days. The center continues to participate in engagement and outreach activities, as part of its engagement initiatives.

Last week, we gave a presentation to CERIAS students on biometric testing. We focused on the HBSI model. For more information about the talk see the presentation slide deck.

This week the latest Impact Story statistics are out. The centers published work received 583 impressions on Twitter, 517 saves which included 503 readers on Mendeley and 14 on Cite-U-Like from 110 articles, 105611 views on Slideshare of which 1083 were downloads, and 32 views on Figshare. We will also be releasing the Introduction to…

Till now the use of voice recognition has been restricted only to a single channel, be it over the phone, or a local system or a mobile application. This project aims at using voice as a mode of authentication across different channels. It will be done in collaboration with Authentify, and we will test the…

Face recognition advocates and researchers alike have discovered that facial expressions as well as glasses can cause a change in facial recognition performance and image quality. These particular issues, including the presence of glasses and smiles do not necessarily cause facial recognition to fail, but do cause problems identifying the individual behind said features. This…

Researchers working to replace passwords with biometric security While many businesses are investing in biometric technology for their data centers and building access needs, the technology is just starting to see widespread adoption in consumer markets. Driven by the mobile industry, the use of biometric security is just starting to grow, and researchers at Purdue…

According to the U.S. News and World Report – “This field teaches students how to build automated identification devices, such as facial recognition systems. As biometric readers replace photo IDs and passwords in both the public and private sectors, the industry is expected to grow to $363 million by 2018, according to New York-based Transparency…

The ICBR team is highlighted in the latest issue on AgriNews discussing biometrics and passwords. To read the article, please click here.

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