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CSIR offers contactless fingerprint biometric software to partners in South Africa

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is bringing a contactless fingerprint biometric software enabling template creation and…

 

Facial recognition market to surpass $10B by 2028 – report

The global facial recognition market size is projected to reach $10.2 billion by 2028, according to new data from Verified…

 

Patients not anti-face biometrics, but won’t tolerate privacy missteps — research

A U.S. study probing the acceptability of using face biometrics for medical research shows that participants are worried about identification…

 

Pakistan blocks 732K SIMs issued without biometrics, Nigeria registers 180M

Pakistan says it has blocked 732,000 SIM cards that were registered without the owners going through the required biometric verification…

 

New airport biometrics adoption trends: Idemia, AirAsia, viisights, BioSec

The adoption of biometric technology in airports is rapidly increasing, with new data by Valour Consultancy suggesting an increase of…

 

Technical issues hit EU biometric border plan, potentially delaying 2022 launch

The EU’s updated biometric border control system, Entry/Exit System (EES), is suffering massive technical and organizational problems, and looks to…

 

Cognitec lauds combination of biometric accuracy and speed shown in NIST test

Cognitec has announced that the latest results from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) face biometrics testing show…

 

Nigeria collects biometrics of elementary school children for meal program

Nigeria is creating a database of children’s biometrics ostensibly to increase transparency in a school meals scheme. The National Home…

 

Different responses worldwide to facial recognition in criminal justice, report suggests

A new international survey published by Plos One has unveiled different attitudes in relation to the use of automatic facial…

 

UK experts condemn government facial recognition use, invoke threatened oversight role

A group of technology experts gave evidence to the House of Lords suggesting the use of live facial recognition technology…

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