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Springfield passes facial biometrics moratorium as new deployments announced

The local government of Springfield, Massachusetts has approved legislation to place a moratorium on use of biometric facial recognition by…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

8th Border Security & Intelligence Summit

8th Border Security & Intelligence Summit Alexandria, VA July 29 – 30, 2020 DSI’s Border Security and Intelligence Summit will…

 

Borders, data protection, standards and a deal among top biometrics and digital ID news this week

Borders and data protection are prominent themes among the most widely-read news items of the week on Biometric Update. Progress…

 

Lawmakers grill DHS head on New York trusted traveler ban as state AG files suit

U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), as well as New York freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a…

 

Biometrics-as-a-service monetization strategies to drive border control market to $3.5B by 2025

Demand for biometrically-enhanced authentication and identity management for border control is growing at rapid pace, as the technology delivers high…

 

Dermalog biometrics improve border security in Thailand

Dermalog’s biometric border control solution has processed some 49 million people and helped the Thai Immigration Bureau detect over 4,300…

 

Securiport partners with University of Notre Dame in biometrics and data analytics research for border security

Securiport’s Global Innovation Cell has entered a multi-year academic research agreement with the University of Notre Dame to research next…

 

Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa: GenKey in Niger, Securiport in CAR, new reseller partner for Daon in SA

Heading into a new decade there’s a clear theme in Africa’s digital ID sphere: looming deadlines. First up is Tanzania’s…

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