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Brazil plans massive centralized biometric database of all citizens to improve agency data sharing

The government of Brazil intends to collect a broad range of biographic and biometric information, including fingerprint, iris, face, voice,…

 

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog vetoes facial recognition tech

Brazilian consumer rights watchdog Idec has castigated the intended use of biometric technology in the social security system, and pushed…

 

Biometrics HITech Summit 2019

Biometrics HITech Summit 2019 Aug 20-21, 2019 São Paulo, Brazil Biometrics HITech and FENAPPI (National Federation of Fingerprint and Human…

 

Brazil assesses state readiness for national biometric digital ID scheme roll-out

The readiness of Brazilian states for the implementation of the country’s new digital ID scheme are being assessed, including how…

 

Valid to provide biometric ID cards as part of award-winning smart city initiative in Brazil

São Caetano do Sul has received an InovaCidade award from Smart Business Brazil for a smart city project managed by…

 

Brazilian airline GOL pilots biometric boarding at RIOgaleão airport

Brazilian airline GOL has launched a facial recognition trial at gate number 34 of RIOgaleão airport to facilitate the passenger…

 

Three emerging market think tanks to collaborate on Good ID recommendations with Omidyar backing

Omidyar Network has invested in a trio of organizations from different regions to support enhanced understanding of the appropriate use…

 

Facial biometric security systems deployed to Brazil stadiums hosting Copa America soccer games

All six stadiums hosting matches in the upcoming Copa America soccer tournament in Brazil will be equipped with biometric facial…

 

Big Brazilian bank launches facial biometrics for auto loan applications

Brazil’s largest private bank, Itaú Unibanco, is launching facial biometrics to improve the customer experience of vehicle financing applications while…

 

Telpo trademark registered in Brazil

Guangdong, China-based retail smart device provider Telpo announced that it has been successful in its application for a Brazilian trademark….

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