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Biometrics for payments and border control announcements suggest ongoing industry momentum

Surveys and analysts say the stage is set for biometric payment cards adoption in the emerging new normal, and that…

 

Artist demonstrates emotion-detecting videos may help people see their own biases

At the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, the “Interactive Installation,” Perception IO intends to force users to…

 

Priorities of identity for development in Africa to be debated at ID4Africa 2020

Details on the agenda for the upcoming ID4Africa 2020 annual meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco are being shared in a series…

 

French football club experiments with facial biometrics for stadium access control

The football club FC Metz has allegedly rolled out a biometric facial recognition pilot for major events at its stadium…

 

Biometrics developments and digital ID across Africa this week: Huduma Namba halted, Tanzania SIM shutdown and a sea of opinions

Africa’s most emblematic biometric ID scheme has been halted by the High Court. Kenya’s Huduma Namba must wait until adequate…

 

Biometrics and Information Commissioners criticize live facial recognition deployment across London

The UK government’s Biometrics Commissioner has criticized, alongside MPs and human rights organizations, the Metropolitan Police’s deployment of live facial…

 

House Intelligence Committee chairman praised Facebook policy on deepfakes

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

 

UK’s CCTV commissioner pleads for AI, biometric ethical legal guidance

Standard CCTV surveillance cameras in the U.K. now come equipped with facial recognition technology, implementation which has raised a number…

 

Members of Scottish Parliament demand more authority, power for Biometrics Commissioner

Members of Scottish Parliament are pushing for the Scottish biometrics commissioner to be given more authority and responsibilities than those…

 

Avigilon launches updated enterprise facial biometric software with ‘appearance alerts’

Avigilon has launched ‘appearance alerts’ to its artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition video management software to help commercial organizations identify people…

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