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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…

 

Biometrics could soon be subject to more data protection, AI regulations in Canada

Canada’s government is planning to bring forward legislation on consumer privacy and the protection of personal data which could have…

 

Acuant joins DIACC, Paiblock and Infineon launch digital ID solutions for government services

Digital government services continue to be a hot topic, with Acuant joining the group leading Canada’s digital ID efforts, a…

 

Most Canadians want digital identity for online government services, DIACC plans its role

Digital versions of ID documents like driver’s licenses and health cards are considered convenient 10 percent more by Canadians than…

 

Canadian shopping mall operator disables biometrics after data protection regulator report

Shopping mall operator Cadillac Fairview used digital information kiosks at 12 malls across Canada to surreptitiously collect and use facial…

 

Government facial recognition policies updated in Canada, Sweden and China

Canada, Sweden and China have all made changes this week in their approaches to national use of face biometric technologies….

 

WorldReach biometric app used by more than 4M to apply for EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office in the United Kingdom has received 4.06 million applications to its EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) through WorldReach’s…

 

Face biometrics’ proportionality denied, as Americans become comfortable and Chinese concerns grow

With face biometrics being used at an increasing number of border crossings around the world, some of the systems are…

 

Trulioo rides digital identity verification success onto Canada’s 100 fastest-growing companies list

The rapid growth of Trulioo’s digital identity and biometrics business has led to it being declared among the top hundred…

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