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Australian intelligence community seeks new biometric access control system

Australia National Intelligence Community (NIC) has issued a tender for a new common access card system, preferably featuring biometric identity…

 

Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia 2019

Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia 2019 Canberra, Australia November 20, 2019 The Biometrics Institute is proud to present its flagship Showcase…

 

Australia Post accredited as trusted provider for government digital identity service

Australia’s federal government has approved the digital identification service provided by Australia Post, which includes facial biometrics as a “trusted…

 

NEC sues Australian agency for biometric contract cancellation

NEC Australia is going to court to seek compensation from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) for the cancellation of…

 

Australia pauses biometric boarding trial as pilots in India and Russia begin

The only operational trial of biometric facial recognition smartgates at Australia’s international airports’ arrival gates has been put on hold…

 

Facial recognition debate flares up in Israel and continues in UK and Australia

Cameras deep inside the Palestinian West Bank with facial recognition from Israeli biometrics company AnyVision allow authorities in Israel to…

 

New South Wales plans major biometrics integration with transport system

The Government of New South Wales, Australia, is planning to make biometrics a central part of its future transport plans,…

 

Inquiry says canceled Australian biometric contract premature but supports police facial recognition

The business case for Australia’s canceled Biometric Identification Services (BIS) project was only partially developed or poorly articulated, and never…

 

IDEX granted Australian patent for remote biometric payment card enrollment

The Australian Patent and Trademark Office has granted IDEX Biometrics a foundational patent for unconnected on-card enrollment of biometric smart…

 

2019 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The 2019 Women in Biometrics Awards have been announced, with four leaders in the biometric identity and security industry being…

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