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San Diego to suspend police and ICE facial biometrics system to comply with new state law

The Tactical Identification System (TACIDS) used for biometric facial recognition by more than 30 agencies in San Diego, California, will…

 

North America holds 33 percent of automated fingerprint identification systems market

The automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) market is forecast to register approximately $38 billion by 2027, triggered by a global…

 

Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

 

Distributor agreement, $11M funding, and new vending machines for retail biometrics announced

A distribution agreement with Facewatch brings facial recognition to UK CCTV camera and components distributor DVS’ installer and reseller network…

 

NEC and INTERPOL join forces to toughen cybersecurity

NEC has partnered with INTERPOL to update a global cybersecurity agreement signed in 2014 under which NEC’s cybersecurity solutions are…

 

Police in Miami, India, Macau expand facial recognition use amid further warnings

The Miami-Dade County Police Department (MDPD), Florida’s largest police force, is seeking to join the many departments in the state…

 

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…

 

INTERPOL urges systematic biometric data collection and sharing to combat terrorist threats

INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has emphasized to Project Kalkan countries the importance of collecting and sharing biometric data with…

 

Police consider facial recognition in Denmark, Sweden, Romania, but bias concerns persist

Copenhagen police could gain a “huge advantage” in investigations by implementing a biometric facial recognition system to scan footage from…

 

NEC revealed as provider of biometric facial recognition services for Australian Federal Police

The biometric analysis platform used by Australian Federal Police (AFP) is NEC’s NeoFace, a report from ZDNet has revealed. An…

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