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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,…

 

Failures in digital ID: Yoti Fellows on South Africa, Argentina, India

The first three Digital Identity Fellows from a fellowship scheme launched in 2019 by Yoti have submitted their final reports,…

 

The key to coherent biometrics laws? It might be found in people who’ve been wronged

The political left and right in the United States each now have their martyrs to indifferent and inaccurate facial recognition…

 

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…

 

Four biometrics acquisitions in a week highlighted by ID R&D, Trueface deals

The $49 million dollar acquisition of contactless biometrics and passive liveness leader leader ID R&D by Mitek is just one…

 

Amnesty International logging every CCTV camera in NYC

An Amnesty International project known as Decoders is organizing a virtual inventory of CCTV and other public cameras in New…

 

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…

 

NIST plans for further biometrics bias evaluation unveiled in EAB webinar

Despite major gains in biometric matching accuracy in facial recognition systems across all demographic groups over the past several years,…

 

AnyVision patent filing suggests face biometrics for delivery drones

A patent application filed by AnyVision for a system to adjust the flying position of drones to capture images for face…

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