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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.

 

Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

 

Universities to research behavioral biometrics as passive authentication layer

The University of Louisville (UofL) in Kentucky will conduct research into the use of behavioral and typing biometrics as a…

 

BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM solution deployed by college in New Mexico

BIO-key will be deploying its PortalGuard Identity and Access Management solution at San Juan College in New Mexico, the company…

 

UK Government to stop accepting EU ID cards for border crossings

EU, EEA, and Swiss national ID cards, including those with biometric chips, will not be acceptable for travel to the…

 

Imprivata adds touchless biometric palm scanner for safe patient matching

Digital identity firm Imprivata has partnered with biometric device supplier Keyo on a new contactless biometric palm scanner for its…

 

FacePhi wins HancomWITH facial recognition access control contract

FacePhi has entered a biometrics partnership with cybersecurity company HancomWITH. The contract will see HancomWITH personnel using a FacePin created…

 

PhilSys biometric collection timeline set, bill proposes electronic voter registration system

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will start collecting fingerprints, photographs and iris biometrics from registrants to its Philsys national ID…

 

New Zealand to make NEC face biometrics available to public, private organizations

The Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand has signed a contract with U.S. giant DXC Technology to make face…

 

Aerendir Mobile hosts webinar, launches biometrics-powered trust certificate

Aerendir Mobile has announced both a webinar taking place on October 21st, as well as a new biometric key-binding tool….

 

Russia’s biometric payment system UBS to reach official operation by end of the year

The Unified Biometrics System (UBS) in Russia will be ready to be adopted by shops and restaurants by the end…

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