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Facial biometrics specifically addressed in proposed Washington State data protection bill

A bill proposed in Washington’s state legislature would require companies using facial recognition software to obtain consent from consumers before…

 

Distilled Identity and Emerge developing biometric self-sovereign identity system for refugees

Distilled Identity and Emerge have partnered to collaborate on the development of the biometric identity profile layer of an Identity…

 

Microsoft prepares to operationalize principles for responsible use of facial recognition

Microsoft expects to “operationalize” its ethical principles for facial recognition by the end of March, company President and Chief Legal…

 

Actions still needed to ensure interoperable physical access control of fed buildings

During a performance audit from October 2017 to December 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, found the…

 

New Rank One Embedded algorithm triples speed with smaller footprint

Rank One Computing has released an accelerated version of its standard ROC SDK algorithm called ROC Embedded for mobile devices…

 

City in Mexico issues tender for smart lamppost project

The City of Puebla in east-central Mexico has published a call for tenders to install a public lighting system with…

 

Hardware maker AOPEN announces Digital Engines for edge facial recognition

Global technology company AOPEN has announced a new line of AI-enabled Digital Engines for edge visual computing, which the company…

 

Startup Identity Devices launches Biometric Privacy Platform for Aadhaar authentication

Biometric and digital identity startup Identity Devices Sweden AB has announced the development of a new Biometric Privacy Platform for…

 

HID announces new launches cloud platform for connected workplace innovation

A new cloud platform from HID Global enables partners to build workplace physical security into a range of applications, services,…

 

Auditor blames Australian agency mismanagement for cancellation of biometric services contract

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has slammed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC’s) AUD $52 million (US$38.6 million) biometrics…

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