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US allegedly developing domestic biometric surveillance; opposition mounts

Reaction has been swift to news that elements of the U.S. government have been collaborating with academic researchers on biometric…


EU AI Act definition of AI aligns with OECD definition, biometric risk updated

The European Union Artificial Intelligence Act could be taking a significant stride forward as the European Parliament agrees on what…


RecFaces facial recognition installed at manufacturing plant in Guatemala

RecFaces’ Id-Gate biometric system was recently installed at Pronico’s manufacturing plant in Guatemala — a facility with over 1800 personnel….


Oversight may become common feature of facial recognition policies for police

The 2023 crop of biometric surveillance legislation in North American is trying to find a balance between public safety and…


EU program creates criminal network investigation platform with Phonexia voice biometrics

European Union research project ‘ROXANNE’ has completed its development of a system that includes voice biometrics for law enforcement agencies…


Face biometrics getting deeper into policing, sparking concerns

Those worried about the use of facial recognition by law enforcement have warned about how the technology could become entrenched…


Biometrics deployments and legal action set up more of each

Biometrics for airport use now and in the future made up two of the top stories on Biometric Update this…


The Gambia, Kenya county choose biometrics to identify, weed out absent public servants

The Gambia’s Ministry of Public Service, Administrative Reforms, Policy Coordination and Delivery has reiterated an earlier call for government Ministries,…


DHS Biometric Rally results show groups pose little challenge to effective matching

Biometric technology is very close to allowing people in airports to pass through identification areas for processing in small groups,…


New study reveals motion data can identify people in VR

A new study has revealed that the movements of an individual’s head and hands in a virtual reality (VR) application…

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