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Biometric boarding for Brasilia and Newark airports

The adoption of biometrics by airports continues to develop at pace as the contactless approach is hoped to appeal to…

 

Brazilian startup Unico raises $120M for face biometrics-powered authentication

Brazilian biometric identity authentication provider Unico has raised 625 million reals (US$120.27 million) in a funding round led by General…

 

Brazil’s Bahia State contracts $131M facial recognition system to tackle criminality

Bahia State Governor Rui Costa has okayed the disbursement of funds for the deployment of a facial recognition surveillance system…

 

Integrated Biometrics partner Akiyama wins Brazil Federal Police contract

The Federal Police of Brazil have purchased 1,500 fingerprint scanners made by Integrated Biometrics after a recent bid. The order…

 

Brazil’s pilot of Idemia face biometrics advances to simultaneous operation at capital airports

An air shuttle service between Brazilian state capitals São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is testing an end-to-end biometric solution…

 

Rights group says there’s no transparency in face biometrics use by Brazilian government

Human rights activists are concerned that a data-processing agency in Brazil’s federal government is not adequately protecting against anti-transgender bias…

 

Brazil to trial biometric pension benefits app with 10,000 retired civil servants

Brazil is testing a new facial recognition program on 10,000 retired public servants to streamline periodic verification used to confirm…

 

Biometric voter registration advances in Albania and Brazil, Aadhaar-based online voting coming to India

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of Albania has approved the purchase of hardware to set up a biometric voter registration…

 

Airport facial recognition could soon handle masks, biometric boarding pilot begins in Brazil

The use of facial biometrics in airport systems is increasing in France and around the world, and the country’s national…

 

Acesso Digital raises $108M, Daltrey announces funding to scale biometric security business

Brazilian digital identity authentication provider Acesso Digital has raised 580 million reals (US$108 million) in a Series B funding round to…

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