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Deployment of more biometric drug supply kiosks from Dispension backed by $3.49M grant, accelerator

Drug harm reduction campaigner MySafe Society has secured $3.49 million in funding to deploy biometric kiosks from Dispension Industries to…

 

Funding announced for Canada’s Digital Identity Laboratory, IBM passport project

The Digital Identity Laboratory of Canada (IDLab) has announced the reception of several grants from the public and private sectors….

 

CBP face biometrics catch two imposters at airports in Canada

A pair of imposters have been detected by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) face biometric technology at Preclearance…

 

CBP biometrics at Canadian airports expands with Simplified Arrival implementation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding its face biometrics for air passenger preclearance to eight locations in Canada, with…

 

Next steps for government digital ID systems considered in UK, Australia, Netherlands

The UK government is planning to set up a single sign-on (SSO) and uniform digital ID system across all government…

 

Canada needs biometric surveillance regulation with enforcement powers – Privacy Commissioners

Canadian privacy commissioners at the federal and provincial level condemned Clearview AI’s biometric solution as unlawful mass surveillance, and called…

 

Governments in Australia and Canada investing in digital ID

Both the Australian and a Canadian provincial government are amping up development of digital identity systems. The province of Ontario…

 

ATB Ventures tackles digital ID, bias in AI to support technology growth in Alberta

ATB Ventures, the research and development arm of financial institution ATB Financial, has announced an intention to support work into…

 

Canadian startup uses iPhone’s face biometrics camera for DIY shoe-sizing app

A Canadian startup is proposing to repurpose the computer vision technology behind 3D face biometrics to enable people to accurately…

 

Alchera forecasts bigger market for its facial recognition and lists to KOSDAQ, Kabn closes $3M private placement

Alchera says it plans to make more market in-routes with its AI-driven facial recognition solution as well as expand its…

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