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By Alessandro Mascellino

- The European Union's ethical concerns connected with deploying artificial intelligence (AI) and biometrics applications across its territory may be excessive.…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- An increasing number of chief information officers (CIOs) from airports and airlines are investing in digital technologies, including biometrics, for…

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By Chris Burt

- FaceTec has expanded its Spoof Bounty to both iOS and Android operating systems and tripled the total payouts available from…

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By Jim Nash

- Australia's myGov digital ID efforts continue to suffer the slings and arrows of skeptics while the government works on new…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- A new type of deepfake is spreading, based on voice recordings. Voice biometric algorithms continue to improve, and threat actors…

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By Chris Burt

- The details of Kenya’s plans for its Unique Personal Identifier continue to emerge, with the government planning to begin issuing…

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By Jim Nash

- Proposals for central biometric databases, especially government databases, are popular with anyone fed up with maddeningly fragmented identity system standard…

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By Chris Burt

- Consumers will take a more central role in the digital identity ecosystem in 2023, according to the latest set of…

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By Jim Nash

- A face, gait and whole-body biometric recognition project begun in 2019 by U.S. national labs continues. Research teams across the…

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By Frank Hersey

- A new accreditation system for digital identity products is leading to the rapid approval of new products, indicating high demand.…

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