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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…

 

Northern Ireland police agree to publish biometric data retention policy

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has agreed to publish a formal public policy on biometric data retention as…

 

Axon CEO says facial recognition not accurate enough for police body cameras

Facial recognition is not yet accurate enough to be added to body cameras, Axon CEO Rick Smith said in a…

 

More calls to investigate facial recognition technology

A group of U.S. legislators have called on the Government Accountability Office to examine and evaluate commercial and law enforcement…

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