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Biometrics vendors increasingly targeted by data privacy act plaintiffs, and other defendants too

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against fingerprint and background check service provider Biometric Impressions for allegedly failing…

 

Congressional committee meets on business dangers of biometrics, but talks politics

For better or worse, the U.S. Congress is getting more involved in the use of facial recognition. The House Oversight…

 

Researchers developing facial recognition wearable for emergency service workers

Researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico led by Professor Manel Martínez-Ramón…

 

Belgian Data Protection Authority warns supermarket chain Carrefour about biometric data collection

The Belgian Data Protection Authority – the former Privacy Commission – wants to open an investigation into Carrefour, accusing the…

 

Good practices guide for CRVS and identity management shows global birth registration at 73 percent

A compendium of good practices for civil registration and identity management has been published by the Global Partnership for Sustainable…

 

Perspectives on biometrics and smart borders from Frost and Sullivan in new reports

Biometric fingerprint and facial recognition are the top drivers of the global biometrics market following their extensive deployment in government…

 

France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance

French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI….

 

Infosys co-founder suggests India create own AI facial biometric training datasets to prevent bias

For India to successfully roll out facial recognition across the country, it needs to create its own databases for AI…

 

Former SureID CEO announces new biometrics solution company Q5id

Former SureID CEO Steve Larson is starting a new company together with some former team members, some two years after…

 

Drakemall chooses Shufti Pro’s KYC/AML Services for onboarding verification

Shufti Pro has partnered with Drakemall to supply them with real-time online document verification services for KYC screening and fraud…

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