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Solution providers battle for space as Africa’s biometrics market grows

The growing trend of African governments awarding contracts for the manufacturing of biometric credentials and building databases is attracting fresh…

 

NEC Thailand to provide facial recognition onboarding for hospital patients

NEC Thailand has announced a new biometrics partnership with Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital, which is affiliated with the largest hospital in…

 

Yoti discusses digital identity use to monitor food and cash rations

Yoti has published the first of six articles looking at the use of digital identities in different humanitarian settings. Specifically,…

 

Idemia signs biometrics contract for Australian law enforcement, supports Mississippi mDL

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has signed an agreement with Idemia to deploy its software to enhance the biometrics capabilities…

 

Idemia I&S NA, Aware win biometrics contracts with US law enforcement agencies

Idemia Identity and Security North America has won a six year contract with two one-year extension options for biometric enrollment services…

 

Fingerprint biometrics still a solid tool for police – despite persistent myths

A lengthy research paper looking at myths about fingerprint evidence likely surprises even many evidence experts who think the biometric…

 

South Korean face biometrics data-sharing scandal gets worse

The South Korean Ministry of Justice is providing millions of illegally-acquired facial images to private companies to enable them to…

 

Portuguese lawmakers try to unshackle biometric mass surveillance; alarms ring

A proposed Portuguese law expanding the allowable uses of biometric video surveillance by law enforcement is being strongly attacked as…

 

Public surveillance biometrics in Europe could be crushed between the EDPS and AI Act

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) held an ‘Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop’ to inform members about the impact the proposed…

 

Facial recognition cameras make smart city areas feel safer in Israel and Mexico

Facial recognition cameras powered by Oosto software are being used to increase the safety of the Gindi TLV complex in…

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