On the Pulse podcast

Biometrics Institute’s chief executive Isabelle Moeller discusses topical issues in the field of biometrics with a series of international experts.

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Episode 3: Discussing the state of biometrics, March 2021

Isabelle is joined by Lisa MacDonald from the US Department of Homeland Security, Steven Wright from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office and Paul Cross from technology supplier SITA, who share their viewpoints on the institute’s latest State of Biometrics Report, covering:

  • COVID-19
  • Legislative controls
  • Demographic differentials – which is often referred to as bias in the media
  • Awareness and public perceptions
  • And digital identity


Episode 2: Bias or demographic differentials, January 2020

Three members of the Biometrics Institute’s expert groups join chief executive Isabelle Moeller to discuss the latest NIST report on demographic differences in face recognition systems. Terry Hartmann from Cognitec and Mick O’Connell from NEC – both Future Direction Group members, and Sandra Leaton Gray from UCL Institute of Education and a Privacy Expert Group member discuss headlines and misinformation, ethics and whether a ban on biometric technology is the answer.


Episode 1: Looking back at the Biometrics Institute Congress 2019, December 2019

Biometrics Institute chief executive Isabelle Moeller chats with Kaija Kirch from the Estonian Police, and Biometrics Institute director Raoul Cooper from British Airways, the day after the annual Congress.


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