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BIO-key patents method of accelerating biometrics database searches

BIO-key has been issued a patent for “Adaptive Short Lists and Acceleration of Biometrics Database Search.” U.S. Patent 10,025,831 protects…

 

UK Home Office Biometrics Strategy draws further criticism for lack of oversight recommendations

The UK Home Office’s Biometrics Strategy continues to draw criticism for its proposed expansion of the technology’s use, without corresponding…

 

Police use of facial recognition to identify Maryland mass shooting suspect ignites debate

The suspect arrested at the scene of the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland was identified by…

 

Interpol develops massive international voice biometrics database

Interpol has completed its Speaker Identification Integrated Project (SiiP), a voice biometric database for use by 192 law enforcement agencies…

 

EU adds face photos to EURODAC fingerprint database

European Parliament and Council negotiators yesterday agreed to updated rules intended to reinforce the EURODAC system, which is designed to…

 

Australian government cancels NEC biometrics services contract

Australia’s Federal Government has terminated a contract for Biometric Identification Services (BIS) with NEC Australia due to project delays, ARN…

 

Australian government suspends biometrics services contract with NEC

A Biometric Identification Services project for which NEC Australia has been working with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC, formerly…

 

EFF sounds alarm over the DHS HART biometric database

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) database will likely become the largest repository of biometric…

 

New South Wales dedicates $12 million to integrating facial recognition for police

The government of New South Wales is investing AU$12 million (US$9.1 million) in facial recognition in the state budget due…

 

UK Parliamentary Committee blasts Home Office over biometrics database, strategy delay

The UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has slammed the approach of the Home Office to retaining images for facial…

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