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UK Home Office rumored to push AWS as host of combined biometrics database

The UK Home Office is considering bids from several companies for its combined database of biometrics from police and immigration…

 

Facial recognition deployment by Queensland Police for Commonwealth Games largely unsuccessful

The facial recognition system used by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games did not…

 

“Biggest ever deletion of biometric IDs from a state-held database” to be carried out by UK tax authority

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ruled the collection of voice biometric data from roughly five million people by…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

Kenya completes biometric data collection of police as public registration exercise set to begin

The roll out of Kenya’s new National Police Service Information Management System is now complete showing that the service has…

 

Israeli government requests information for planned new National Biometric Laboratory

The Government of Israel is planning to establish a National Biometric Laboratory to support government missions by conducting tests of…

 

Angola introducing biometric passports

The director of Angola’s Foreigners Migration Service (SME) revealed last week that the Angolan government plans to start issuing passports…

 

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…

 

Togo government planning a biometric census of the population

The government of the West African nation of Togo is gearing up to begin a biometric census of the population…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

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