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Biometrics market research from TechNavio, Transparency Market Research and Grand View Research

Research analyst firms TechNavio, Transparency Market Research, and Grand View Research have all published new biometrics market reports which include…

 

CBP seeking comments on biometrics collection program

The Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) division has posted a notice for written comments regarding the…

 

FBI clarifies facial recognition technology use in New York Times letter

The New York Times published an editorial-opinion letter written by Amy Hess, executive assistant director of the FBI’s science and…

 

FBI biometrics facility, border security, heartbeat and fingerprint authentication most popular news this week

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. FBI opens biometrics…

 

Australian Senate passes biometrics collection bill

Without first putting the matter to a vote, the Australian Senate has passed new legislation to strengthen the country’s biometrics…

 

Applied Recognition launches Ver-ID face authentication software

Applied Recognition Inc. announced it has released Ver-ID face authentication software to replace the tedious and unsecure authentication practice of…

 

Researchers point out flaws in some Android phones’ fingerprint security

Security research firm FireEye have developed a new spoofing method for acquiring fingerprints from Android smartphone models embedded with biometric…

 

UNHCR issues biometric ID cards to 3,400 refugees in South Sudan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and South Sudan’s Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA) announced they have jointly…

 

GAO report shows a need for privacy guidelines regarding facial recognition

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) said the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on facial recognition technology serves as “a reminder”…

 

Customs to conduct biometric exit pilot at 10 U.S. airports

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it will conduct the BE-Mobile Air Test in which it will collect biometric…

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