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News and information about the use of biometrics in schools, or for the purpose of collecting biometrics from students. These systems can range from time & attendance systems, access control systems or cafeteria point-of-sale systems.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has shed more light on what led to the cancellation of a contract between…

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AI surveillance in US schools becoming the safe bet

Maybe recognizing that many U.S. communities will gamble the privacy of school-aged children for promises of safety on campus, AI…

 

Kansas schools license Indicio Proven for verified transcripts, education records

Seattle-headquartered Indicio, which provides open source digital ID for “trusted digital ecosystems”, has issued a release to announce a new…

 

One US school backs out of biometrics contract, another is going big

With almost no explanation, a high school in the U.S. state of Maine reportedly has backed out of a biometric…

 

Biometrics becoming part of school fabric

Three school systems, two in the U.S. and the other in Brazil are installing or updating biometric security system for…

 

Harmonized data repository for student digital ID in India about to go live

A platform that will serve as a central data repository for a student digital ID scheme dubbed “One Nation One…

 

As US schools rush into facial recognition, parents and students remain concerned

More than half of students and parents in the U.S. are concerned about using cameras with facial recognition to check…

 

School district adds facial recognition of sex offenders to ROC.ai surveillance system

A school district located in the U.S. state of West Virginia is building out its facial recognition system, adding the…

 

New Indian school ID adds another credential on top of Aadhaar

India’s One Nation, One ID program appears to have been misnamed, with the controversial announcement of a plan to assign…

 

Safety, privacy professionals caution against facial recognition in US schools

As facial recognition deployments and restrictions proliferate among American schools, observers are calling for sober evaluation of claims made by…

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