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Biometric scanners track police officers at work in the Philippines, Canada

Police officers in Manila will from now on be monitored with a biometric fingerprint system for attendance to prevent repeated…

 

Australia, Canada look to digital identity solutions to get rid of physical ID cards

Mastercard has rolled out a new digital identity pilot in Australia this week that can identify a person in both…

 

Rapid DNA technology piloted by Edmonton Police Service

Rapid DNA biometric technology funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and developed by Massachusetts-…

 

Canadian grocery chain to deploy SnapPay facial recognition payment tech

A Toronto-based grocery store chain is planning on bringing biometric facial recognition payments to its stores in what may be…

 

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,…

 

Canadians expect government, private sector to develop digital ID framework

Some 70 percent of Canadians would adopt digital identity and think the government should join forces with the private sector…

 

Security industry groups call on U.S. Congress to pass USMCA for new market opportunities

The renegotiated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could significantly benefit the continent’s security industry and open…

 

Canadian biometrics company BioConnect receives $4M in government funding

Government entity FedDev Ontario has announced an investment of almost $4 million in Toronto-based biometric authentication and security platform BioConnect,…

 

Toronto police using facial recognition as Canadian government ponders rules

Toronto police used facial recognition technology to attempt to identify people in 2,591 searches since March of last year, according…

 

Vancouver Airport Authority honored for its self-service border control solution

Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) announced it has won a PwC Canada 2019 Vision to Reality (V2R) award in the Builder…

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