Taking part in research on AMBER

Today I took part in the second session for the data collection on Elakkiya Ellavarason’s  research project Usability Performance Assessment of Mobile Touch-Screen Behavioural Biometrics. The study is to understand the interaction of the user with the touchscreen of a mobile device under various environmental conditions (indoors and outdoors) and body movements. I was using a device Read More …

Attending the MCAA UK Chapter 2018 General Assembly

On the weekend I (Annie Maingard, Project Manager for AMBER) attended the Marie Curie Association Alumni UK Chapter general assembly. It was an extremely well put together day with sessions from some inspirational speakers, and topics which covered areas of research that often get neglected. The schedule for the day was packed with subjects from Read More …

AMBER will be at the GDPR & Biometrics Seminar

On 17th April the Biometrics Institute is holding a half-day seminar on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Biometrics. This is prior to the ID@Borders Conference which is happening the next day. The seminar will include a range of talks and discussions on the implications of GDPR which is coming into force on the 25th Read More …

Richard Guest giving evidence to the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

  Last week Richard Guest was in London giving evidence to the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. This was for a briefing document produced for parliamentarians on the topic of biometrics, through the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). POST is a Parliamentary office (independent of Government) that provides balanced and impartial advice to Read More …

AMBER participants to attend GDPR & BIOMETRICS Seminar April 2018

AMBER participants are due to attend a half-day seminar to be held in Brussels on the 17 April 2018, the day prior to the ID@Borders Conference (18-19 April 2018). The seminar is to discus the implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is coming into force on the 25 May 2018. The event will be an Read More …

What if your finger print gets stolen? Dr Richard Guest quoted on CITYA.M piece

What if your fingerprint gets stolen? Sonya Lovieno from CITYA.M speaks about the rise of biometrics in our society and the potential issues. Check out the article here. The highlight: “Dr Richard Guest, a reader in biometric systems engineering at the University of Kent, leads the EU’s AMBER project, which is researching the use of Read More …