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Numerous announcements were made this week of biometric deployments and implementations, for airports, retail security, and national digital ID programs….

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“Bumbling” NYPD contractor nearly infects fingerprint database with ransomware

The New York Police Department is blaming a “bumbling” contractor for a ransomware infection of roughly two dozen devices connected…

 

AI Now calls for ban on affect recognition as market expected to surge to $90B by 2024

Science does not justify the use of biometric “affect recognition,” and the technology should be banned, according to researchers at…

 

NEC to supply biometrics to four Indian airports for Digi Yatra as Dubai launches passport control trial

NEC Technologies India has won a contract from the Airports Authority of India to implement the company’s biometric boarding platform…

 

CyberLink partners with Advantech for drastically improved edge facial biometrics performance

CyberLink founder and CEO Dr. Jau Huang spoke about the enhancements in the biometric performance of the company’s FaceMe technology…

 

Innovatrics provides facial recognition for Precise Biometrics’ YOUNiQ

Precise Biometrics and Innovatrics have announced a partnership, under which face recognition technology from Innovatrics will be integrated into Precise’…

 

Orange County joins Florida elections boards using BIO-key fingerprint biometric to authenticate staff

The County Supervisor of Elections for Orange County, Florida has selected biometric technology from BIO-key to provide strong security for…

 

Evident ID launches enterprise account recovery with facial biometrics and liveness

Evident ID has launched a new Enterprise Account Recovery offering with facial biometrics and liveness detection to help organizations reduce…

 

Local investment and biometric privacy protection key BIO-key Africa strategy, executive says

BIO-key Africa is planning a country by country strategy, and anticipates adding two dedicated business development resources to cover its…

 

Airport biometrics use grows in Beijing, Rome, San Fran, Tokyo and Delhi as Schiphol spoofed

Facial recognition is now live for certain travelers for a range of processes at the Beijing Daxing International Airport, including…

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