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U.S. Congressional Rep. plans national strategy to maintain global artificial intelligence lead

U.S. Congressional Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) will devise a national artificial intelligence strategy for the country, as Congress will play…

 

EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

 

Synaptics CEO steps down, Q3 revenue guidance updated

Synaptics announced on Friday an executive leadership transition and the departure of CEO Richard Bergman, effective immediately. The company has…

 

CyberLink featuring its AI facial recognition engine at IoT Asia 2019

CyberLink announced its upcoming participation in IoT Asia 2019 where the company will showcase its cross-platform AI facial recognition engine…

 

Visa report suggests facial recognition key to mass transit evolution

Facial recognition is a key technology for the future of mass transportation, with potential uses for safety in urban environments,…

 

Casinos down under deploy facial recognition tech to spot offenders, problem gamblers

The Star Casino in Sydney, Australia’s second biggest casino, has decided to deploy facial recognition technology after a croupier was…

 

Biometric verification required for Namibian pension fund recipients

Namibia’s Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) now requires that recipients receiving a monthly pension benefit from GIPF register their biometrics…

 

Biometric verification introduced for foreign worker health screening in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) said that the foreign worker health screening biometric system, designed to address…

 

Kenya MPs push back on plan to drop use of biometric system in national census

Some members of the Parliament of Kenya have spoken out about the government’s decision to not involve the use of…

 

Biometrics-enabled primary inspection kiosks land at Toronto, Halifax and Quebec City airports

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the implementation of fingerprint verification for biometrically enrolled foreign nationals and permanent residents using…

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