Biometric Update for January 22, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Jim Nash

Anyone wondering what the future of biometric facial recognition looks like in the United States would have a good model…

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By Luana Pascu

The UK’s Conservative government is focusing efforts on introducing biometrics-based border control policy, writes Science Direct. The system would be…

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By Luana Pascu

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

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By Chris Burt

The EU’s proposed temporary moratorium on biometric facial recognition technology use is being supported by Alphabet and Google CEO Sunder…

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By Luana Pascu

Fiji’s National Identification Card will be linked to electronic passports to create a new ID system that will share important…

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By Anthony Kimery

Effective this week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject…

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By Luana Pascu

Walsun has developed a biometric fingerprint lock for bikes, e-bikes and motorcycles that weighs only 220g and unlocks in under…

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By Luana Pascu

In an effort to prevent funding terrorism, Pakistan will require biometric screening and identity verification for those participating in national…

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By Anthony Kimery

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

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By Luana Pascu

Thales is applying technologies from the aerospace industry to enhance its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance and lower detrimental impact…

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By Anthony Kimery

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

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By Oksana Mikhalchuk

This is a guest post by Oksana Mikhalchuk, a technology writer at Oxagile. While a number of students of all…

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By Oksana Mikhalchuk

This is a guest post by Oksana Mikhalchuk, a technology writer at Oxagile. While a number of students of all…

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