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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,…

Mar 15, 2021

In-display fingerprint biometrics rumored for Apple, implemented by Goodix as patent lawsuit filed

A new report shared by Barclays analysts with MacRumors seems to confirm previous rumors hinting at under-display fingerprint biometrics on…

Mar 15, 2021

New White House, same beef with China telecom and biometrics powerhouses

The Biden administration has reinforced a position held by its predecessor that products made by five Chinese telecom, surveillance and…

Jan 14, 2021

Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…

Jan 7, 2021

Preciate plans biometric retail payments expansion after pandemic delay

From the ambitions of a startup based in Israel to a partnership for smartphone-based biometric payments in Russia, retail payment…

Dec 18, 2020

Facial recognition CCTV system goes live in Myanmar, prepared in India

A total of 335 cameras with face recognition capabilities went live last week in the Myanmar capital of Naypyitaw, Myanmar…

Dec 9, 2020

Huawei accused of using ethnicity-based biometrics to develop alert for Chinese authorities

In a development that might finally get U.S. biometrics firms to walk the corporate-responsibility talk when it comes to how…

Dec 7, 2020

Malaysian partners roll out 5G biometric workforce management systems

Malaysian telecom U Mobile and Hotayi Electronic (M) Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia- based electronics manufacturer, have co-created two 5G-enabled systems…

Nov 30, 2020

Ugandan police accused of using facial recognition system to fuel rights abuses

The police in the east African nation of Uganda have been faulted for using a facial recognition system deployed in…

Oct 27, 2020

Biometrics stocks update: NEC positioning, SuperCom warning and a wild ride for BrainChip

Three NEC divisions have made announcements related to biometrics and digital identity, while SuperCom has issued notification about a stock-price…

Oct 20, 2020

VisionLabs brings facial recognition to Atlas AI accelerator with Huawei partnership

VisionLabs has signed a cooperative agreement with Huawei to combine its face biometrics with the latter’s computer vision and artificial intelligence accelerator…

Sep 28, 2020

Huawei partners to provide financial institutions biometric tool for secure remote loan onboarding

Huawei and Sunline have jointly released a new contactless tool with biometric authentication for financial services, called the Digital Loan…

Aug 14, 2020

Dahua and Hikvision biometric cameras not allowed at U.S. universities as contractor ban begins

The deadline for U.S. federal contractors to comply with bans on using equipment from biometric surveillance suppliers Hikvision and Dahua,…

Aug 11, 2020

Huawei could bring full-display fingerprint biometrics to mobile devices

Biometric device unlocking with fingerprint scanning may soon be possible by pressing anywhere on the touchscreen, as Huawei has filed…

Aug 4, 2020

Serb biometric surveillance raising alarms; Chinese systems play into regional insecurities

A small online publisher in far southern Europe reports that individual privacy rights are being ignored in Serbia as advanced…

Jul 13, 2020

U.S. bans business deals with leading Chinese biometrics providers

Tensions generated by COVID-19, China’s actions in Hong Kong and an extensive trade war have led to the U.S. government’s…

Jun 29, 2020

Biometrics emerges as key mobile payments trend, Huawei launches digital wallet for retail POS sales in Thailand

Mobile POS systems will be used by 23 percent of people globally by 2024, with biometrics among significant new trends…

Jun 21, 2020

Back to the ballots for biometrics in Africa: 1M dead on Ghana electoral roll, Zambia rushes biometric verification

Back to the ballots for biometrics news headlines across Africa this week. In Ghana, parliament has approved a measure that…

Jun 10, 2020

A new bridge between Huawei and Trustonic for secure biometric app development

Trustonic Ltd. says its mobile application security development platform now supports Huawei Technologies’ hardware-backed Trusted Execution Environments, where biometrics are…

Apr 6, 2020

Trustonic, OneSpan, Nivo, IDYou, Huawei implement biometrics to secure bank and mortgage apps

Korea’s KB Kookmin Bank now offers fingerprint or facial biometrics for a simpler authentication experience through a successful implementation of…

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