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Spoof attacks top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Spoof attacks in theory and practice and the deployment of facial recognition for use cases including aviation and border crossings,…

 

Face biometrics privacy lawsuit goes ahead in China as police deploy emotion recognition for criminal ID

The popularity of facial recognition in China may be reaching a tipping point, as nascent privacy concerns have blossomed into…

 

Insider perspectives and government engagement top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Insider perspectives on biometric security, and airport and event applications were the top theme of the week for the most…

 

Chinese biometric surveillance technology deployed internationally amid criticism

Authorities in Bolivia have deployed 600 cameras with facial recognition, to go along with 2,000 units already in service, as…

 

Facial recognition payments not a hit yet in China, but new services launching

Biometric payments with facial recognition seem not to have been embraced enthusiastically in China, but new services leveraging the technology…

 

Thousands of cameras from banned companies operating in U.S. facilities as Entity List fallout continues

There are currently more than 2,700 cameras from companies banned from U.S. government contracts are still in operation at military…

 

Aratek presents TruFace facial recognition at China’s largest security event

Aratek will showcase its biometric identity solutions including terminals, scanners and modules, with a special focus on its new facial…

 

Megvii pushes ahead with IPO plans as biometrics market grapples with ban fallout

The potential blockbuster initial public offering of biometric facial recognition unicorn Megvii is still being planned for early November, despite…

 

Taiwan to investigate biometrics company Megvii following U.S. blacklisting

After Chinese biometrics company Megvii was blacklisted by the U.S. government last week, Taiwan Economics Minister Sheng Jong-chin announced at…

 

Digitization, decentralization and regulation top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most read stories this week on Biometric Update have a French theme, as a digital ID system using facial…

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