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Washington State restricts facial recognition use with passage of Microsoft-backed law

The Microsoft-backed bill setting detailed limitations on the use of biometric facial recognition in Washington State has been signed into…

 

Fintech apps with fingerprint security options looks for U.S. foothold, offer to distribute stimulus funds

Fintechs supporting biometric security like Venmo and Cash App have had talks with the U.S. Treasury Department about using their…

 

Biometrics industry seeing higher demand and adapting technology to help outbreak mitigation

Biometrics is one of the industries singled out as experiencing a surge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic by…

 

Alibaba explains development of facial biometric access control system for people wearing masks

Alibaba has trained an “eye recognition” algorithm along with a mask detection model to perform biometric identification of people wearing…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

 

Brainchip and Socionext partner on low-power edge AI platform

Brainchip and video and imaging technology-maker Socionext Inc. have partnered to offer an Artificial Intelligence Platform reference design for edge…

 

U.S. delays Real ID compliance deadline to reduce coronavirus risks

U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the deadline for state credentials to comply with Real ID specifications to next year,…

 

Innovatrics, Nuance join coronavirus fight, make solutions available for free

Innovatrics has partnered with Microsoft and Asseco to create a new application that can locate and test people who are…

 

Contactless biometrics market to see significant growth: ABI Research

The covid-19 outbreak has brought biometrics to broader use and public attention for early detection, patient screening, and public safety…

 

Remote voting with biometrics for U.S. Congress considered after members test positive

Even before three members of Congress in Washington were confirmed to have been infected with coronavirus, a group of 50…

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