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Microsoft’s Horvitz says it will take more than code to deal with the deepfake threat

In a development that should surprise few in the facial recognition community, there is more unsettling news about how deepfakes…

 

Sixteen Native American tribes added to biometric background check program

The U.S. Department of Justice has added sixteen federally recognized indigenous Tribes to its Tribal Access Program, which grants Tribal…

 

Venture capital will fund biometrics startups based on founders and focus over product

Fund managers at big venture capital firms want to invest in biometrics, but have a hard time judging which technologies…

 

GAIN one year in: demos successful but plenty of work ahead to reach global interoperability

Creating ways for digital identities to work anywhere in the world is endlessly complex. GAIN, or the Global Assured Identity…

 

Attorneys, digital rights advocates want facial recognition process open to discovery in court

Two digital rights groups and a defendants’ rights association are arguing in a New Jersey court that evidence discovery in…

 

Biometrics use by law enforcement criticized in three European countries

Europe continues to wrestle with privacy issues around the collection of sensitive biometric data by law enforcement. In France, Norway,…

 

iiDENTIFii secures $15M in funding to expand face biometric authentication across Africa

South Africa-based iiDENTIFii has secured 272 million South Africa Rand (approximately US$15.2 million) in a series A funding round to…

 

Pangiam and Clear partner on pre-scheduled TSA biometric screening times at MIA

Security technology firm Pangiam has partnered with biometric identity verification provider Clear, software and consultancy company Copenhagen Optimization and American…

 

Clearview granted patent for building biometric training dataset by USPTO

A patent has been granted to Clearview AI for its method of gathering and preparing training data for face biometrics…

 

Texas university launches lab to investigate AI bias with support from Pangiam

A new lab has been established at SMU (Southern Methodist University), with Pangiam as its first industry partner, to investigate…

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