Data protection watchdog warns against ‘immature’ biometric technology

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By Millie Turner The UK’s data protection watchdog has warned against businesses using “immature” technology to measure biometrics, saying the risks currently outweigh the benefits. Emotional analysis technologies process data such as gaze tracking, facial movements, heartbeats, facial expressions and skin moisture. Financial services firms often use this technology in their facial recognition practices to verify identities through comparing photo IDs and a selfie. Some airports, too, use the tech to streamline passenger journeys through facial recognition at check-in, self-service bag drops a…

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