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Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

‘Consent is not almighty’: tracking facial recognition in Europe and why it gets blocked

How facial recognition is used for authorization purposes is the topic of the third of MAPFRE’s six-part ‘Mapping the Use…

 

Panel on use of facial recognition by UK police breaks issue down for lawmakers

Leaders from among civil society, police, academia and regulatory bodies convened at the London School of Economics last week to…

 

Scot committee likes Biometrics Commissioner’s data ideas; suggests he expand vision

Having drafted a code of practice for biometric use by three Scottish law enforcement agencies earlier this month, that nation’s…

 

Dataset generating model boosts biometric performance and privacy, researchers say

It is possible to create synthetic samples for facial recognition algorithms that simultaneously maintain code performance and cut privacy leakage,…

 

UK schools introducing biometrics without due care, legal backing, report says

Forcing children to use biometrics to prove their eligibility for the ‘Free School Meals’ program violates a legal restriction on…

 

Biometrics partnerships set up billions in revenues forecast by analysts

Spectacular market forecasts for digital ID, digital identity verification and digital payments are backed up by new launches and market…

 

Future Identity Finance

Future Identity Finance London, UK April 26th, 2022 The Future Identity festival was an overwhelming success back in November. Future…

 

Ukraine and Estonia show government digital ID leadership

Ukraine is making changes to its government-run digital ID app to support people dealing with the chaos in the war-torn…

 

Police in NYC, South Wales, Dubai deploy more facial recognition, with public support in US

A new survey by Pew Research shows 46 percent of U.S. adults think the “widespread use of facial recognition technology…

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