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Committee sends Australian government biometric plans back to be redrafted

Australia’s plans to leverage biometrics to authenticate users of government services has hit another setback, as the Joint Committee on…

 

Hong Kong police facial recognition contract with iOmniscient reported by Bloomberg

As protests continue to be held in Hong Kong against recent government actions, Bloomberg reports that Sydney-based iOmniscient is supplying…

 

Airport biometrics implementations for Digi Yatra, TSA, CBP, Australia Border Force advance

Three gates from NEC with facial recognition are being launched at Lohegaon airport in Pune, India as part of the…

 

Vision-Box biometric departure smartgates deal with Australia extended to 2026

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs and Vision-Box have agreed to a five-year contract to extend the biometric SmartGates Departures Program…

 

Verify Sydney 2019

Verify Sydney 2019 Sydney, Australia November 26 – 27, 2019 Biometric Update members receive a 20% discount when booking, use…

 

Victoria to upload images to federal Australian facial recognition system

The government of the Australian state of Victoria will soon upload driver’s license photographs to the National Driver Licence Facial…

 

Unisys partners with Australian state to leverage biometrics for mDLs

The Australian state Queensland has announced a multi-year partnership between The Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

 

Facial recognition for Australian airports arrivals in doubt with Idemia $30M gate refurbishing deal

Plans to use biometric facial recognition at the arrival gates of Australian airports are now up in the air as…

 

Australia Digital Transformation Agency to integrate biometrics with myGov this year

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) is about to begin replacing the existing myGov authentication system with the new myGovID, iTnews.com.au…

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