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UK stores testing biometrics based ‘thief recognition’ solution

Facewatch, a system that helps UK stores identify criminals by locally creating and sharing watch lists of pictures of shoplifters…

 

UK police defend use of facial recognition to identify criminals at music festival

A UK police force has defended the use of facial recognition technology to identify some 90,000 attendees at a music…

 

UK Science and Technology Committee to host biometric data and technologies session

The UK’s Science and Technology Committee will hold its session November 26 at 9.15 a.m. at the House of Commons…

 

New biometric gait recognition research conducted in U.K.

When iris scans and facial recognition fail to identify individuals from a distance, then it is time to add on…

 

Will the proposed EU AI rules become the GDPR for biometrics?

By Ján Lunter, the Founder and CEO of Innovatrics  After several high-profile cases, it’s understandable that governments would want to…

 

South Africa’s proposed new biometrics policy meets sharp criticism

A draft identity management policy proposed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) which will allow access by police…

 

The East plays a COVID shell game with biometric surveillance

Again, governments around the world are trivializing personal privacy as they build increasingly intrusive biometric surveillance networks. Officials in Hong…

 

Facial recognition lawsuits, regulations, proposals and launches lead biometrics news this week

Court cases, hearings and proposals for regulation of facial regulation made up many of the top headlines of the week…

 

Academics blast “legal vacuum” around facial biometrics use by British police

The use of facial recognition by police in Britain are a costly use of public funds that should be subject…

 

UK national surveillance camera strategy updated to address human rights, data and technology

UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter has updated the national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales with a strategy…

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