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Police app, robot cops and schools get facial biometrics, while NYC considers surveillance transparency

South Wales Police are planning to trial a smartphone app with biometric facial recognition from NEC with 50 officers to…

 

Cambridge moves forward with biometric facial recognition ban as police refine uses

The city council of Cambridge, Massachusetts has approved a bill prohibiting the use of biometric facial recognition by local government…

 

UNICEF urges methodical and wholistic approach in Africa’s race for digital identity

United Nations agencies have taken an increasing role in ID4Africa and other digital identity-related initiatives over the past few years….

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

 

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

 

Facial biometrics controversy reaches U.S. schools as district trials new security system

Lockport City School District in New York is set to become one of the first in America to pilot biometric…

 

As CNNs boost facial biometric accuracy, Australia researches child recognition

DST Group, Australia’s Defense Science and Technology agency, has established a research program to work on identifying and classifying children…

 

U.S. Border Patrol collecting fingerprint biometrics from some migrant children

Some migrant children 14 years old and younger are now being fingerprinted by the U.S. Border Patrol due to increased…

 

Missouri school district deploys Panasonic facial recognition for security and access control

The West Platte School District in Weston, Missouri has installed 95 cameras equipped with biometric facial recognition in an effort…

 

EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

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