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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.

 

Student data privacy compromised in UK, at risk in US

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK has issued a reprimand to the Department for Education (DfE) following a…

 

ID R&D, OneVault partnerships power new voice biometrics ‘as-a-service’ from iPulse

iPulse Systems has announced the availability of a new voice biometrics ‘as-a-service’ solution hosted on the Microsoft Azure platform. The…

 

Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…

 

Facial recognition in surveillance keeps growing, but so do doubts

Several deployments of new face biometrics for surveillance reportedly have failed to deliver on crime-fighting promises. The first is the…

 

UK deploys fingerprint, face biometrics to track deportees, non-Irish EU citizens

People subject to deportation orders in the UK will soon have to carry a GPS-enabled fingerprint scanner. The move, designed…

 

New 3D sensors track body posture with wristband, integrate processing

Researchers from Cornell University have developed a wristband capable of tracking an entire body’s posture in 3D. The device, called…

 

Digital ID providers upgrade sales network, solution portfolio and certifications

Digital ID provider Incode has unveiled a new reseller partnership, while iDenfy and SumSub have upgraded their offerings with a…

 

Newest leak of EU’s AI Act doesn’t satisfy naysayers on biometric surveillance

Another new draft of the latest European Union’s proposed AI Act has leaked and if the 149-page tome has provisions…

 

3D data, biometric ‘enjoyment detection,’ advanced touchscreens coming to cars

Automakers are dedicating more funds and cabin space to biometrics. According to an company-submitted article in trade publication EETimes, 3D…

 

Global recognition of EU trust services for digital ID slowly moves forward

Five experts in the field of digital identity shared their opinions and ideas about global recognition of EU trust services…

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