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Clearview AI’s US law enforcement facial recognition footprint grows with FBI contract

The latest U.S law enforcement sign up for Clearview AI’s facial recognition-as-a-service app is a modest $18,000, one-year contract, spotted…

 

Biometrics expert Nalini Ratha named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Biometrics expert Nalini Ratha, also an Empire Innovation Professor at the University at Buffalo (UB)’s Department of Computer Science and…

 

DigiDoe raises $1M for cardless, no-phone biometric payments

London-based biometric payments startup DigiDoe has recently announced an £850,000 (roughly $1.15 million) investment led by Joint Journey. The company…

 

Hybrid workforces reluctant to use biometric security, Unisys reports

Only 31 percent of employees are willing to share biometric data to ensure safe entrance into a workplace, according to…

 

Rank One to supply face biometrics SDK to US Marshals Service for prisoner transfers

The U.S. Marshals Service has selected Rank One Computing (ROC) to support its Justice Prisoner Alien and Transportation System (JPATS) with…

 

Vehicle biometrics focus of Precise-Infineon partnership, CES demonstrations

Biometric applications continue to be developed for the automotive industry, with Precise Biometrics and Infineon the latest technology providers to…

 

UIDAI looks at selective disclosure, Aadhaar biometrics authenticate 50M transactions a day

The Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is currently considering ‘partial authentication’ with the biometric system, The Times…

 

Kenya sets date for last phase biometric voter registration ahead of August polls

In under a week, the second and final phase of the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) in Kenya will kick…

 

China’s next bogeyman: A deepfake video that makes its people think

If there is one thing that modern, autocratic China is very good at, it is responding to a perceived threat…

 

Apple’s promised mobile driver’s license and the fear of vendor lock-in

iOS 15 was supposed to include the first set of mobile driver’s licenses launched in partnership with 8 states. Now…

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