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Biometric mass surveillance pitched in alleged Huawei company materials

Huawei’s involvement in tracking Chinese citizens has come under renewed scrutiny regarding the use of biometric identification systems. The Washington…

 

MIT researchers introduce approach to biometrics, ML on low-resource devices

Two research groups at MIT have discovered a way of reducing memory usage of machine learning algorithms on edge devices that use…

 

SuperCom secures new biometric monitoring contracts in Idaho, Texas

SuperCom has won two new contracts for the deployment of its biometric offender monitoring solution, to a juvenile probation office…

 

Idemia’s forensic biometrics deal with Australia worth double previous estimates

A forensic biometrics contract won by Idemia with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) could be worth nearly AU$180 million…

 

South Korea launching facial recognition CCTV pilot to trace COVID cases

South Korea is planning to add facial recognition to the technology arsenal of its contact-tracing initiative, with the hope of…

 

University study tests gait biometrics for smartphone security

A new study from the UK’s University of Plymouth has showcased an experimental biometrics system capable of performing gait recognition…

 

Public sector biometrics use expands in Pakistan with pension, charity schemes

A biometric system to facilitate identity verification of pension earners in Pakistan is now operational, reports the Associated Press of…

 

Different airport biometrics adoption models at DFW, Seychelles

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) continues to pioneer digital ID and biometric approaches to improve the passenger experience and site management….

 

Bangladesh, Kenya, UK opt for biometrics to tackle crime in prisons

Governments are increasingly opting for biometrics and other smart technologies as a way of ramping up security around prisons and…

 

No live facial recognition for New Zealand Police in self-regulation pledge

An independent review of the opportunities and risks associated with facial recognition commissioned by New Zealand Police has made a…

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