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Taiwan delays digital ID, smartphone app supports Quebec driver’s licenses, and Croatia to launch eID

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

 

Toronto Police talk responsible use of NEC facial recognition in first case to identify murderers

The initial use of the Toronto Police Service’s facial recognition is examined in some depth by The Toronto Star, which…

 

Facial biometrics deployment for residential access control in Canada concerns privacy advocates

A Canadian real estate management firm has deployed biometric facial recognition to prevent unauthorized access of its buildings and track…

 

Biometric tracking and monitoring for released inmates and home confinement applications

With criminal justice systems considering releasing low-risk inmates from incarceration to help mitigate the transmission of the COVID-19-causing coronavirus, Precision…

 

India launches biometric tracking measures as Canada, US delay data collection to prevent virus spread

Governments around the world are responding to the continuing coronavirus outbreak, in some cases by implementing biometric tracking measures, and…

 

AIH Technology joins Microsoft Partners Network, ventureLAB’s Tech Undivided Initiative

AIH Technology has joined the Microsoft Partners Network (MPN) and will soon launch its Facial-Recognition-as-a-Service (FRaaS) on the Microsoft Azure…

 

Canadian Privacy Commissioners investigate Clearview AI, develop guidance for police use of biometrics

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner and those of the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec have announced the launch of…

 

Police use of facial biometrics raising privacy concerns, calls for regulation in Canada, Scotland

Law enforcement agencies around the world have been showing keen interest in biometric facial recognition, but privacy advocates fear the…

 

Police use of facial biometrics draws scrutiny; helps rescue thousands of children in India

Clearview AI has been telling prospective clients that it is offering or planning to offer facial biometric technology to at…

 

Legal issues around facial biometrics use examined in U.S., Canada, and UK

The use of biometrics, and facial recognition in particular, will be discussed by representatives of several U.S. government departments at…

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