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Biometric systems for managing COVID-19 immunity and vaccination status are being launched and trialed around the world, and common through-lines…

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Illinois state lawmakers consider biometric data privacy law overhaul

A proposal to reform Illinois’ regulation of private sector biometrics use is being considered by a State Senate Judiciary subcommittee,…

 

Apple analyst forecasts under-display face biometrics on 2023 iPhones

Under-display Face ID biometrics are coming to Apple devices in 2023, replacing the “notch” that has up to now contained…

 

SIA report: global increase in biometric border security and digital travel ID use

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) has published a comprehensive report on the future of identity management for border security and…

 

ACLU seeks to make facial recognition use by police a civil rights issue with wrongful arrest suit

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Michigan, and the University of Michigan Law School’s Civil Rights Litigation…

 

Idemia upgrades INTERPOL multi-biometric system, extension to border stations planned

Idemia will supply its latest-generation multi-biometric identification system (MBIS) to INTERPOL for instant identification of criminal suspects with fingerprint and face…

 

Stakeholders split on digital ID benefits as selfie biometrics deployed for financial crime prevention

Most stakeholders see digital ID as a potentially helpful innovation for fighting financial crime, but they are split on whether…

 

Multi-touchpoint face biometrics systems unveiled at airports in Japan and France

Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) has partnered with Amadeus and NEC Corporation to allow passengers to check in using facial…

 

Bhutan taps Papilon to create biometric database for law enforcement

The Department of Civil Registration and Census (DCRC) in Bhutan has announced a new program to capture residents’ biometric data…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

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