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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…

 

Leidos partners with UK Home Office to modernize critical biometrics system

Leidos has been chosen by the UK Home Office to manage essential features in the country’s national biometrics systems used…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

Global restrictions on facial recognition speed up development of new biometric surveillance tech

The high number of concerns and controversies around government use of facial recognition technology in surveillance and lack of proper…

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