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Australian schools testing facial recognition for attendance

Schools in the Australian state of Victoria are trialing facial recognition from startup LoopLearn to monitor the whereabouts of students…

 

Agency head defends proposed Australian facial recognition system amid looming political uncertainty

The technical specifications of the facial recognition system being built by Australia’s federal government do not allow for it to…

 

Australian government official tells parliamentary inquiry changes future-proof biometric legislation

Australia’s proposed national facial recognition service is “not intended for mass surveillance,” a government official has told a parliamentary inquiry…

 

Australian governments continue expanding use of facial recognition

The Australian state of Western Australia is planning to trial facial recognition technology for enforcing bans on purchasing alcohol by…

 

Brisbane Airport selects SITA again as its technology partner

Brisbane Airport in Australia has once again selected SITA as its technology partner in a new agreement that will see…

 

Rights group calls on Australia to prohibit biometric mass surveillance

Human rights advocacy group Access Now has panned Australia’s lack of attention to human rights while implementing its digitization agenda,…

 

Vision-Box facial recognition system matches 94 percent of travelers in Australian trial

The first trial of the “face on the move” passenger recognition technology by Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has concluded…

 

Australian govt agency awards NEC facial recognition contracts

The New South Wales Roads and Maritime agency is preparing to launch a new facial recognition system from NEC Australia…

 

New South Wales allocates AU$52.6M for national biometric system rollout

The state government of New South Wales has allocated AU$52.6 million (US$38.8 million) over four years, beginning in 2018-2019, to…

 

NEC responds to Australian biometrics services contract termination

NEC has responded to the recent cancelation of its biometric identity services (BIS) contract with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission…

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