This video is about the Seek Avenger, a sophisticated mobile biometric collection and enrollment unit. This unit can collect iris scans, fingerprints, face and demographic information, which it can wirelessly send back to a biometric database for identity comparison.
This is the World Privacy Forum video series on biometrics. We filmed these videos on site at Biometrics 2013 in London, the premier global biometrics event. We spoke on a panel about privacy and biometrics, and we explored the newest advances in biometric technologies. These videos offer a brief glimpse into some of the most important biometric devices and tech being used and developed today. This page will be updated frequently as we add new videos.
May 21, 2013 Pam Dixon spoke about medical identity theft in a segment on Fox National with Gerri Willis. “This is a crime that has the potential to harm its victims profoundly,” said Pam Dixon. “It’s important to continue to let people know this crime exists, and what steps to take to prevent harm.”
Medical ID Theft — Pam Dixon was a guest on Gerri Willis’ show (Fox Business News) today to discuss medical ID theft and what consumers can do to protect themselves from it.
Privacy in India and Developing Economies — World Privacy Forum Executive Director Pam Dixon will present WPF’s research and India privacy videos at the FTC – IAPP Global Privacy Conference workshop Wednesday, March 7. The session, Global Perspectives on Consumer Privacy, is the first session of its kind at IAPP or the FTC focused on privacy in developing economies. WPF has researched privacy extensively in India, and has documented a number of key privacy issues in a video series. So far, 5 videos in the series have been released. All of the videos were shot on location in India and feature Pam Dixon, with videographer Blake Hamilton. These videos offer a rare and early glimpse into privacy interactions and issues in India. WPF will be releasing one more video on biometric ID cards in India.