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Data foundation calls for better control of biometrics in policing

U.S. President Joe Biden wants Congress to establish clear rules for biometric data policies and tools used in criminal investigations….


EU IAI launches call for speakers at 2023 biometrics events

The European division of the International Association for Identification (EU IAI) has launched a call for presentations and posters ahead…


Biometrics growing now in airports, soon in payments and age estimation

Near-future biometric payments, and government digital identity initiatives in the UK and Congo make up several of the most widely-read…


What everyone needs to know about facial recognition

The National Press Foundation recently held an event to help inform the news media about facial recognition. How fully it…


BioID Technologies palm biometrics scanner certified to FBI specification

China-based BioID Technologies has received certification to the IAFIS Appendix-F specification from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation for the…


Germany positioned to dig heels in over EU’s AI Act, biometrics use

Germany is positioning itself more closely with the European Parliament rapporteurs’ aims for stricter protections in areas such as biometric…


Facial recognition to identify Brazilian capital rioters, digital forensics even more

Brazil’s Federal Police are planning to use facial recognition to identify the perpetrators of attacks against the country’s federal agencies…


Forensic applications of next-gen biometrics boosted by acquisition, police planning

Next-generation biometrics for forensic analysis by law enforcement are big business, and expected to grow, as evidenced by Qiagen’s acquisition…


The latest lesson on biometric data privacy could cost people’s lives

Two United States government documents about the use of biometric identification in occupied Afghanistan lack any mention of data security…


Clinical research shows infant fingerprint biometrics nearing real-world effectiveness

Confirming the identity of newborns in healthcare settings with biometrics may be within reach with current technology, according to a…

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