Why we refuse ID-cards but love our customer loyalty programs?
Why we are concerned about electronic patient files but share many personal details on Facebook? Which taboos and desires will inform our responses to future technologies of identification and authentication?
IMPRINTS (Identity Management — Public Responses to Identity Technologies and Services) is a comparative and multidisciplinary research project, asking about the influences on UK and US publics to engage and/or disengage with identity management practices, services and technologies of the future. These involve, among others, new forms of biometric authentication; innovative ‘smart’ tokens like ID or customer cards, jewellery, garment, or further enhanced smart phones.
More info about Imprints can be found at: http://www.imprintsfutures.org