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Metro facial biometrics, emotion, gender detection system legitimacy disputed in Brazil court

Digital rights advocate Access Now is calling for a ban on biometric data processing used for mass surveillance in public…

 

Zwipe biometric payment card partnership in Brazil reaches manufacturing

Zwipe and Brazilian smart card manufacturer Thomas Greg and Sons do Brasil (TGS) have extended their partnership to start manufacturing…

 

Human rights advocates criticize biometric surveillance systems in Belgrade, São Paulo

Belgrade-based human rights non-profit SHARE Foundation has investigated the 2019 partnership between the Serbian government and tech giant Huawei, which…

 

Facial recognition deployed for ATMs in Spain, POS systems in Brazil and relief payments in Australia

CaixaBank has installed biometric facial recognition-enabled ATMs across Spain, enhanced with cameras and software that can process 16,000 facial points,…

 

Idemia’s contactless biometric terminals deployed in condominiums around São Paulo

MorphoWave contactless biometric terminals developed by Idemia have been rolled out at the gates of a number of residential buildings…

 

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…

 

Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

 

National digital ID system in Brazil delayed by lack of deal for biometric database access

The new national digital ID plan under which Brazil was to begin issuing credentials this month has been delayed, Bnamericas…

 

Biometric registration keeps Brazilian voters in line for hours

Voters in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza waited for hours in mile-long lines on Saturday at the Ceará Event Center…

 

Blockchain and biometrics leveraged for digital birth certificate in Brazil

The birth of a baby in Brazil has been registered on a blockchain through a biometric process in what was…

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