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Yubico launches biometric key and Identiverse calls for speakers amid flurry of ID conference news

Identiverse has issued a call for presentations for its June 2020 event, seeking educational talks on a range of digital…

 

INTERPOL urges systematic biometric data collection and sharing to combat terrorist threats

INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has emphasized to Project Kalkan countries the importance of collecting and sharing biometric data with…

 

AnyVision exec responds to facial recognition controversy

As biometric companies, particularly those providing facial recognition technology, face scrutiny over their practices and ethics against the backdrop of…

 

Documents show UK Home Office biometric data migration costs $124M

Earlier this month on October 1, it was reported that Leidos signed a ten-year contract with the UK Home Office…

 

NEXUS kiosks at Canadian airports upgraded with facial recognition

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced its plan to upgrade the Nexus program by replacing the old iris scanning kiosks,…

 

Insider perspectives and government engagement top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Insider perspectives on biometric security, and airport and event applications were the top theme of the week for the most…

 

Aruba and WTTC partner to extend biometrics beyond airport to car rentals and hotels

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Aruba have agreed to partner on a trial project to allow travelers…

 

Digitization, decentralization and regulation top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most read stories this week on Biometric Update have a French theme, as a digital ID system using facial…

 

Border Security Conference

Border Security Conference Rome, Italy February 11-12, 2020 Join us in Rome on the 11th and 12th February, to explore…

 

Slovenia adheres to EU regulation, will release biometric ID cards in 2021

As of August 2 2021, Slovenia will integrate biometric ID cards, however a number of institutions are concerned that data…

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