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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.

 

UK unveils new laws to protect ‘revenge porn’ victims, including from deepfakes

The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice has unveiled a new amendment to the Online Safety Bill to protect victims from…

 

Aratek introduces new biometric kiosk for border control at Bangkok conference

Taiwan-based security and biometrics provider Aratek will showcase its digital ID and biometrics-focused solutions including a new self-service kiosk, which…

 

Osaka to trial face biometric ticketing for travelers in wheelchairs

Osaka Metro announced it will experiment with face biometric ticketing verification for passengers using wheelchairs at Nagai Station. Panasonic‘s biometric…

 

Is UK voter requirement an opportunity for biometric ID documents?

New opinions offered on how the UK can deal with the contradiction of a new law requiring ID to vote…

 

Fingerprint Cards urges FIDO2 and biometrics use to increase security of access control

Combining FIDO2 authentication and biometrics can substantially increase the security posture of companies and individuals, according to Fingerprint Cards’ Maria…

 

Trust at center of digital ID for financial services in Southeast Asia, UK still struggle

Southeast Asian countries increasingly rely on the public perception of service providers’ integrity when considering the deployment of digital IDs…

 

Secunet biometrics software integrated within Suprema ID’s new document reader

Suprema ID has unveiled RealPass-N, a new document reader that integrates the biomiddle biometrics software from secunet. According to a…

 

EU banks struggle with KYC and AML budgets, but biometrics help applications worldwide

European banks are dedicating the majority of their AML (anti-money laundering) and KYC (know your customer) budgets to manual processes…

 

SITA expands biometrics partnership with Geneva Airport, Amadeus with British Airways

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has strengthened its collaboration with Geneva Airport. As a result of the new partnership, Geneva…

 

Infineon and FPC sign deal to develop and commercialize biometric payment cards

Infineon has signed an agreement with Fingerprint Cards for developing and commercializing a plug-and-play turnkey solution for biometric payment cards….

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