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Cameroon wants €50M to expand facial recognition surveillance project

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has asked his Minister of Economy, Alamine Ousmane Mey, to source funding to the tune of…

Mar 19, 2024

Patent for ultrasonic fingerprint biometrics among thousands Huawei files each year

A Huawei patent for ultrasonic fingerprint identification technology has been recently published. The patent application for CN117058725A describes “an ultrasonic…

Oct 24, 2023

Muslim-fearing nation and fearful Muslim nation rumored building biometric monitor network

Two of the world’s most rigidly authoritarian regimes have deep-seated problems with Islam and intend to erase their problems using…

Sep 21, 2023

Huawei applies for 3D face biometric unlock patent

The Chinese smartphone and electronics giant is seeking a patent on a multi-level authentication method that uses 3D facial recognition…

Sep 4, 2023

Chinese tech firms hoping to put out more deepfake products

Chinese tech giants, including the likes of Alibaba and Huawei, have filed 110 applications related to deepfake technology to China’s…

Jun 20, 2023

Discredited biometric surveillance project in Malta closed, but is it?

Facial recognition networks might bring tiny Malta more security from street crime someday but right now it’s caught in a…

Jun 20, 2023

Cameroon launches video surveillance with live facial recognition in largest city

An Annex facility of the National Command and Control Centre for Video Surveillance has gone operational in Douala in a…

Feb 22, 2023

Chinese biometric surveillance camera vendors in West take cases to the media and courts

To date, the reaction in China to mounting government actions toward its biometric surveillance industry has been comparatively muted. Here…

Jan 9, 2023

Malta deep-sixes safe city facial recognition project after Huawei contract expires

Malta appears to have changed course on a plan to launch a CCTV network with facial recognition through a contract…

Dec 9, 2022

Invisibility cloak hides wearer from biometric cameras and exposes security loopholes

Move over, Harry Potter: students at Wuhan University in China have won an award for developing a virtual invisibility cloak,…

Oct 3, 2022

Serbia lobbying Western support to carry on with smart city biometrics project amid criticism

Serbian officials are reportedly negotiating financial and technical support for U.S. and Swedish smart city tech, drawing criticism from citizens…

Sep 13, 2022

Pakistan safe city project stalls with nearly 1K facial recognition cameras not functioning

Since it was rolled out in 2016, the Lahore safe city project in Punjab province has been facing major challenges,…

Aug 18, 2022

Qatar equips 15,000 cameras with facial recognition for soccer World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will be held at 8 stadiums and watched by millions of fans, along with…

Jan 3, 2022

Facial recognition vendor Huawei digs deeper into strategic Serbia

Huawei‘s methodical investment, and alleged bribery, in Serbia continues to pay dividends. The strategic and historically restive east European nation…

Dec 15, 2021

Biometric mass surveillance pitched in alleged Huawei company materials

Huawei’s involvement in tracking Chinese citizens has come under renewed scrutiny regarding the use of biometric identification systems. The Washington…

Aug 16, 2021

Huawei smart city projects meet facial recognition block, lawsuit from partner

The implementation of a smart city project in Serbia which includes the installation of surveillance cameras from Huawei with facial…

Aug 6, 2021

China is not slowing its global surveillance industry march

A new examination of China’s biometric surveillance industry worldwide describes almost unbridled growth — growth that United States tech firms…

Jun 9, 2021

Acuant wins crypto selfie biometrics customer as financial service providers address market gaps

Acuant headlines a group of selfie biometrics and regulatory compliance providers announcing customer wins, which also includes Visa, Basis ID,…

Jun 7, 2021

Chinese facial recognition deployments in India, Europe prompt warnings

Chinese-made surveillance projects including biometrics have accelerated in India in recent years, which were developed in the aftermath of terror…

Mar 15, 2021

Police facial recognition use in Belarus, Greece, Myanmar raises rights, data privacy concerns

Facial recognition software developed by Belarusian software design company LLC Synesis and implemented by the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs,…

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