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Privacy groups call on Amazon to stop marketing facial recognition technology to police

Privacy activists including the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Amazon to stop marketing its Rekognition technology to police, out…

 

Iris recognition integration with Chinese national ID scheme proposed

Lawmakers in China have suggested that the country’s national identity system should be expanded to include iris recognition at the…

 

U.S. Senator expresses concerns to Thermo Fisher Scientific over DNA sequencer sales to China

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked Thermo Fisher Scientific to explain its role as supplier of DNA sequencing equipment to…

 

Biometrics Institute discusses importance of informed consent and purpose

The Biometric Institute has responded to an article by Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleging the widespread collection of biometric data…

 

NSA voice recognition capabilities appear to be more advanced than previously thought

The National Security Agency has had voice recognition technology since 2006, and developed capacities to identify previous recordings of individuals…

 

China expands biometric collection program in Xinjiang

Authorities in China’s Xinjiang region are gathering DNA samples, fingerprints, iris scans and blood types from all residents between ages…

 

Yitu Technologies’ AI powers massive facial recognition capabilities

Yitu Technologies’ Dragonfly Eye facial recognition platform has logged 1.8 billion photographs stored in a government database, including Chinese nationals…

 

AI facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology raises $75M in Series B funding

China-based CloudWalk Technology has raised 500 million yuan ($75 million) in Series B funding as it rapidly expands its operations,…

 

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner highlights best practice code certification

Fraser Sampson has taken the opportunity of the first edition of his newsletter as UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner…

 

Chinese facial recognition deployments in India, Europe prompt warnings

Chinese-made surveillance projects including biometrics have accelerated in India in recent years, which were developed in the aftermath of terror…

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