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‘Datafication’ of EU borders and ballooning private-sector spending prompted by migrant crisis

Spending by European Union agencies on border-related technology and surveillance rocketed from 2014 onwards amid the migrant crisis, reports Statewatch,…

 

UK independent border biometrics report draws Home Office response

The United Kingdom’s Home Office has published an official response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report…

 

EU blankets borders with surveillance tech to deter refugees: investigation

A new investigation by The Guardian has shed light on several high-tech surveillance biometrics and deterrent systems deployed by some…

 

Airport biometrics providers and government contractors thankful for rollouts, project wins

It is little surprise that biometrics for air travel and border checks featured in several of the most-read articles on…

 

EU parliamentary group maps biometric mass surveillance across bloc, calls for ban

A new interactive world map links projects involving biometric and behavioral mass surveillance in the EU and their providers worldwide….

 

eu-LISA industry roundtable to explore AI and biometric database interoperability

EU operational technology management agency eu-LISA is to host an industry roundtable in November focusing on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Large-scale…

 

Analysis says proposed Eurodac children’s biometrics collection carries legal risks

Proposed amendments to the Eurodac biometric system, which would make official the lower minimum age for biometrics collection and add…

 

Biometric cards rolling out for national and refugee ID systems, boosting company earnings

Biometric cards for payments, digital ID and refugee benefits are the theme of the week’s top industry news. Idex Biometrics…

 

Border biometrics strategies planned through EU consultation, Australia RFI

Government border agency consultations in the EU and Australia are looking into new biometric technologies to replace their respective legacy…

 

Biometrics to drive dramatic growth in global automated border control market

A new market report from TechSci Research predicts that the global automated border control market is set to grow by…

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