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Articles By Alessandro Mascellino

Alessandro Mascellino is a freelance multimedia journalist focusing on emerging technologies. His work has been featured on The Independent, The Mirror Online, and The Sun, among others. Alessandro is also the author of TÉKUNI, a newsletter about technology in Japan.

 

Pangiam acquires airport face biometrics platform veriScan

Travel services provider Pangiam has announced the acquisition of integrated biometric identification system veriScan from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority…

 

Anviz launches new face biometrics terminal and cloud workforce management platform

Security solutions provider Anviz has launched a new cloud workforce management system for the small and medium business sectors, as…

 

Use bug bounty to tackle biometric algorithm bias, Algorithmic Justice League researcher argues

Deborah Raji, a research fellow in algorithmic harms for the Mozilla Foundation has suggested bug bounties could be used to…

 

New Cachengo computer vision solution supports edge facial recognition deployments

Computer vision solutions provider Cachengo has announced a new on-premise optimized edge service with a proprietary content delivery network (CDN)…

 

Scotland, UK governments tackle biometrics ethics with new Commissioners, report

The Scottish Parliament has nominated Dr. Brian Plastow as the country’s first Biometrics Commissioner. A former police Chief Superintendent and…

 

Yoti, Onfido, Sumsub and ID.me step up biometric, digital ID onboarding efforts to tackle online fraud

Several biometrics providers have announced new partnerships this week, sharing their e-Signing and KYC solutions to combat online fraud. Particularly,…

 

Xiaomi biometric ‘anti-peeping’ patent published

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software, the mobile software division of Xiaomi, had a patent published this week that seems to be…

 

AP Memory and Ambiq to collaborate on battery-powered intelligent endpoint devices

Electronics manufacturers AP Memory and Ambiq have partnered on the development of next-generation battery-powered intelligent endpoint devices. AP Memory focuses…

 

Goodix, Callsign, Phonexia, Corsight and SITA announce new roles amid biometrics demand growth

Various biometrics companies have announced the establishment of new offices and the appointment of new roles this week. Goodix Technology…

 

Safe-T and ImageWare launch biometric network access solution

Access solutions provider Safe-T and ImageWare Systems have jointly announced the availability of a new biometric network access solution based…

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