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Thales is applying technologies from the aerospace industry to enhance its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance and lower detrimental impact…

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Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania

Fiji’s National Identification Card will be linked to electronic passports to create a new ID system that will share important…

 

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Facebook’s bid to review biometric privacy case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

 

UK’s planned border control policy big on biometrics

The UK’s Conservative government is focusing efforts on introducing biometrics-based border control policy, writes Science Direct. The system would be…

 

Biometric door handle and fingerprint bike lock makers surpass goals in crowdfunding campaigns

Walsun has developed a biometric fingerprint lock for bikes, e-bikes and motorcycles that weighs only 220g and unlocks in under…

 

Pakistan leverages biometric screening to prevent terror funding through national investment schemes

In an effort to prevent funding terrorism, Pakistan will require biometric screening and identity verification for those participating in national…

 

Google CEO backs facial biometrics moratorium and calls for AI regulation

The EU’s proposed temporary moratorium on biometric facial recognition technology use is being supported by Alphabet and Google CEO Sunder…

 

OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

 

Suprema demos facial recognition, biometric access control at Intersec 2020

Suprema has released its most recent facial recognition solution, mobile credential solution and its enterprise access control solutions at Intersec…

 

Shanghai rolls out biometric terminals to prevent drug abuse

The Chinese government has introduced a biometric drug terminal at 31 health care organizations in Shanghai that uses facial recognition…

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