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Australian police to enforce mandatory on-the-spot fingerprint scans

South Australian Attorney General John Rau is introducing new legislation that could potentially give police the power to enforce mandatory…

 

Google claims its facial recognition system can achieve near 100 percent accuracy

Google published a paper detailing its new artificial intelligence system, FaceNet, which Google researchers call the most-accurate technology available for…

 

Cognitec releases IP video camera with integrated face detection and tracking

Cognitec announced it has released FaceVACSVideoScan C5, a highly specialized IP video camera with built-in face detection and tracking technology…

 

Fulcrum Biometrics to sell SMUFS Biometrics’ mobile fingerprint scanners

Fulcrum Biometrics has signed a global distribution deal to sell SMUFS Biometric Solutions (SBS) line of FIPS 201/PIV Bluetooth and…

 

Aware launches cluster computing platform for biometrics and identity analytics

Aware, Inc. announced it launched its cluster computing platform Astra, which is optimized for performing large-scale identity-related security tasks, such…

 

FPC receives $8.6 million touch fingerprint sensor order

Fingerprint Cards announced it received a touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025 order valued at 75 million SEK (USD $8.6 million) from…

 

Global government biometrics market to reach $10.2b in 2025: report

A new report by Strategic Defence Intelligence titled “The Global Government Biometric Systems Market 2015-2025” projects the global biometric systems…

 

Suspicious government to fingerprint employees, spy on citizens

As the Harper government nears nine years in power, it continues to demonstrate that it has no trust for its…

 

Windows 10 to feature biometric verification system, password-free identification

The upcoming release of Windows 10 will feature Microsoft’s new biometric security system Hello, which will allow users to unlock…

 

Texas Senate committee passes fingerprint restriction bill

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill that would prevent the Department of Public Safety from acquiring all 10…

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