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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.

 

Face biometrics by Speech Technology Center introduced at Russian airport

Speech Technology Center has delivered its 70th project in Russia to implement the facial recognition system Smart Tracker FRS at…

 

Digital identity for Nigerian internally displaced persons approved by government

The Nigerian Federal Government has approved two new initiatives fostering the growth of digital identity and the digital economy in…

 

Aware CEO appointed to International Biometrics + Identity Association Board of Directors

Biometric solutions firm Aware announced on Thursday that its CEO and President, Robert A. Eckel, was appointed to the Board…

 

LumenVox voice biometrics integrated into automated taxi dispatch service

LumenVox, announced a voice biometrics and speech recognition partnership with Austrian dispatch company fms/Austrosoft. The collaboration will focus on the…

 

Biometric security keys released by Yubico

Passwordless solutions expert, Yubico, announced on Tuesday the release of two new biometric security keys. Dubbed the YubiKey Bio, the…

 

Seattle police officer’s use of Clearview AI face biometrics may have violated city policy

Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI and Seattle Police Department (SPD) officers exchanged hundreds of emails in which police were…

 

Alcatraz, Plurilock, and Argus close biometrics distribution and sales partnerships for access control

It is an eventful week for biometric applications in the security industry, with Alcatraz, Plurilock, and Argus all closing deals…

 

Mastercard admits mobile and biometric fintechs to Start Path accelerator

Mastercard has revealed ten startups that will join its Start Path program to develop innovative solutions related to financial inclusion,…

 

Australian Government prepares digital identity service to enhance myGov platform

The Australian Federal Government is preparing to integrate its new digital identity service myGovID into a beta of the myGov…

 

Biometric thermal scanning solutions from industry and academia tackling pandemic effects

Touchless Biometric Systems (TBS) released a new device combining biometric face detection, iris recognition, and thermal camera capabilities. According to…

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