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Facial recognition for Australian airports arrivals in doubt with Idemia $30M gate refurbishing deal

Plans to use biometric facial recognition at the arrival gates of Australian airports are now up in the air as…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

CBP publishes draft tender for facial recognition services for Biometric Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking a vendor to help upgrade its system to process all passenger applications…

 

SITA says aviation industry on board with biometrics for single travel token

The air travel industry is working together toward a common goal of enabling all commercial air travel processes with a…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

 

Rapid DNA testing at U.S. border extended and criticized

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expanding its use of rapid DNA test kits from ANDE Corp. to verify…

 

AnyVision facial recognition deployment controversy pulls in Microsoft

Microsoft is receiving criticism for its involvement in biometric facial recognition, due to its investment in Israeli company AnyVision, Forbes…

 

EU officials confirm UK authorities illegally copied biometric and other data from Schengen system

European Union officials have indirectly confirmed that UK authorities violated an information-sharing deal with the EU by sharing the contents…

 

Idemia biometric immigration system deployed to Singapore’s new Seletar Airport

An Idemia automated immigration system with biometric technology has been implemented at Singapore’s new Seletar Airport, following its installation at…

 

Proposed law to update Sri Lankan border control system with biometrics

Sri Lanka’s government is planning to pass a new Immigration and Emigration Act to cover the introduction of electronic and…

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