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Casinos down under deploy facial recognition tech to spot offenders, problem gamblers

The Star Casino in Sydney, Australia’s second biggest casino, has decided to deploy facial recognition technology after a croupier was…

 

Airport deployments of facial recognition in Asia-Pacific continue rapid growth

Biometrics deployments for air traveler identification in the Asia-Pacific region are taking off, with several airports updating their roll-out plans…

 

IDEMIA wins second-chance contract to support Australian national biometric system

Australia’s national fingerprint database will be supported for the next five years by IDEMIA under a new AUD $34.2 million…

 

Australian biometrics firm Argus TrueID acquires Biometric Identity Systems

Australian biometric technology developer Argus TrueID has acquired Queensland-based Biometric Identity Systems (BIS). According to the announcement, this acquisition is…

 

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…

 

Biometric border control solution by Vision-Box deployed at Perth Airport in Australia

An automated biometric border control solution by Vision-Box is now being deployed at Perth Airport, Australia’s second international airport to…

 

Victoria enacts rules for deploying facial recognition in public schools

Public schools in the Australian state of Victoria will require approval from parents, students, and the Department of Education to…

 

Auditor blames Australian agency mismanagement for cancellation of biometric services contract

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has slammed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC’s) AUD $52 million (US$38.6 million) biometrics…

 

Australian commission to review biometric time and attendance impact on privacy

Australia’s Fair Work Commission will hear an appeal by a Queensland sawmill employee claiming his dismissal for refusing to participate…

 

Australian worker refusing to use biometric time and attendance loses unfair dismissal claim

A bid by an Australian sawmill worker to have his job restored after he was fired for refusing to participate…

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