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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.

 

Papua New Guinea considers biometric voting system, launches new digital ID for banking

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) government is considering deploying a biometric voting system for future elections, according to The National….

 

Callsign, Illuma unveil partnerships, SecureAuth rolls out authentication framework

Callsign has announced a new pro-bono partnership with The Knoble to identify employees, external volunteers and membership organizations via behavioral…

 

Cybersecurity concerns for access control rise as biometrics solutions grow

Physical security is “mission critical” for firms according to the 2022 State of Physical Security Report from Canada-based access control…

 

Vendor says buyers ready for biometrics as threats outpace security

Ninety-two percent of consumers think cybersecurity threats will continue to outpace defensive efforts. Essentially the same number (91 percent) would…

 

Hospitality wins with biometrics; getting gamblers to the table; travel credentials’ future plumbed

Several companies have announced efforts to expand into the hospitality industry. The first of them is NEC Asia Pacific, which…

 

Facial recognition under scrutiny in Ireland as PSC exec claims department does not track biometrics

The infrastructure behind Ireland’s Public Services Card (PSC), an ID credential for accessing services, does not track holders’ biometric data,…

 

One Caribbean digital ID and card announced, another faces political opposition

The Turks and Caicos government will deploy the digital ID and National Identification Cards for residents by 2025, reports Magnetic…

 

Veridas can now verify all US biometric ID documents, helps identify Spanish minors

ID solution provider Veridas has announced two different milestones concerning the adoption of its document verification and biometrics solutions. Writing…

 

Amazon rolling out ‘AI Service Cards’ for transparency on facial recognition limitations

Amazon’s cloud-computing division will roll out warnings for software in its online marketplace to tackle artificial intelligence (AI) and biometric…

 

Innovatrics takes on ABIS library integration with new development kit

Multimodal biometric algorithm writer Innovatrics says it has freed customers from having to integrate its automated biometric identification system (ABIS)…

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