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Northern Ireland holding public consultation into police DNA and fingerprint biometrics retention

A public consultation into the retention of DNA and fingerprint biometrics has been launched by Northern Ireland Justice Minister Naomi…

 

Researchers use facial recognition to identify patients in Kenya, develop custom 3D-printed masks

An open source biometric facial recognition system described in a study by Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at Vanderbilt University Martin…

 

Nigeria shows biometric flexibility, slow progress on voter registers continues across Africa

Biometric voting, and the registration required, are once again proving problematic in several African countries. Somalia will miss its target…

 

Contactless biometrics hit fever pitch and fingerprint payment cards reach milestone

The top biometrics and digital ID stories this week were dominated by fingerprints for contactless payments and facial recognition for…

 

Mastercard biometric payment cards leader Bob Reany to head NuData Security

Biometric payments security expert Bob Reany is taking over leadership of NuData Security, replacing CEO Christopher Bailey at the Mastercard…

 

Clear biometrics-backed digital health credential supports 9/11 Museum & Memorial reopening

The 9/11 Museum & Memorial is reopening for the fourth of July, and the biometric identity platform from Clear will be…

 

NEC tells UK court facial biometrics not scraped from internet, but declines training dataset details

Biometric templates used by NEC for facial recognition are unique to the company and cannot be shared with or used by…

 

Concerns about biometric online proctoring expressed by students in Australia, U.S. and Canada

University of Queensland students have reported disturbing incidents involving biometrics-based remote proctoring software used by the school to ensure the…

 

Jamaica wants to vault ahead in efficiency with biometrics and digital identity

Seeking to promote itself as a notably modern, secure and efficient nation, Jamaica is investing in digital ID — and,…

 

Can Sony bring Edge AI and software subscription together to advance biometric ID?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an urgent need in the biometrics market for identification systems that can support evolving requirements…

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