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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…

 

Biometrica’s role in platform for finding missing children revealed

In an effort to help locate missing children, the International Center for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) has launched a…

 

Integrated Biometrics lays out challenge and proposes solution for fingerprinting children

In order to accurately enroll and verify the fingerprints of children, scanners should have a curved surface area to compensate…

 

Victoria enacts rules for deploying facial recognition in public schools

Public schools in the Australian state of Victoria will require approval from parents, students, and the Department of Education to…

 

BIO-key and identiMetrics launch biometric school emergency notification system

School emergencies and evacuations can be challenging for administrators and dangerous for students, posing difficulties for identification and communication. BIO-key…

 

Tencent trials facial recognition to combat video game addiction in minors

Tencent is trialing a system using facial recognition technology to identify underage gamers in order to limit their gaming and…

 

Report warns of smart home tech impact on children’s privacy

A UK academic researching the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on family life has issued a call for…

 

UIDAI funds purchase of biometric enrollment devices for schools

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has earmarked Rs 2 billion (US$28 million) to support the purchase of biometric…

 

UC San Diego researchers unveil non-touch optical technology for infant fingerprinting

University of California San Diego researchers have unveiled their non-touch optical capture device for newborn fingerprinting, which they say can…

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