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New face biometrics implementations announced at airports on three continents

The pace of facial recognition implementations at airport begins 2021 much the same as in 2020, with SITA and Gunnebo…

 

Stakeholders fear deadline for linking biometric ID to SIM cards in Nigeria won’t be met

One of the major subjects dominating discussions in Nigeria at the moment is the move by the federal government to…

 

Barbados hopes digital ID card rollout helps COVID-19 contact tracing, Belgium restarts issuance

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has said she believes fast-tracking the introduction of a new multipurpose digital ID…

 

Afghanistan plans biometric registration at madrassas to improve security, curricula

The Afghan government plans to conduct biometric registration of students and staff of madrassas around the country, as part of…

 

Clearview AI biometrics searches spike as police work to identify Capitol rioters

Alabama’s Oxford city police department is among U.S. law enforcement departments using Clearview AI’s controversial biometric facial recognition software to…

 

Biometrics researchers play too fast and loose with flashy findings — study

As a rule, the more huffery in coverage of exciting biometric research, the more puffery will be found when really…

 

EU Citizens Initiative calls for ban on biometric mass surveillance systems

A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by…

 

Criticism sparked by delay of biometric election systems unveiling in Uganda, procurement in Kenya

Uganda’s Electoral Commission (EC) is being asked to provide details on its Biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) and related technologies…

 

Report alleges bias in ExamSoft facial recognition feature, proposes improvements

A report has pointed out bugs with the face biometrics-based feature of examination proctoring software ExamSoft, and has proposed methods…

 

NRI and Redrock Biometrics integrate PalmID into Sony Life Insurance sales app

Sony Life Insurance employees will now be able to use biometric palm print authentication to log into their mobile sales…

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