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India set to stand up world’s largest government facial recognition database for police use

India’s central government approved the deployment of its Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) across the nation beginning early next year,…

 

Seeing is identifying — new border protection systems train how to spot impostors

Looking is not always seeing, and the difference between the two can be problematic for U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

 

DOJ asks: How should biometrics be added to Con Air?

The U.S. Department of Justice is considering the addition of biometric verification to two mobile apps used by the government…

 

EU police working on large-scale facial biometrics database, report says

European law enforcement agencies are allegedly collaborating on building a continent-wide biometric facial recognition database, according to leaked documents from…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

Facewatch, Vista CCTV deliver GDPR-compliant biometric surveillance solution for retail, hospitality

Facewatch is working with Vista CCTV to bring to market a GDPR-compliant biometric facial recognition solution for the retail and…

 

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…

 

School biometric systems live in Ohio, NY school district asks to keep its running, but value questioned

Facial recognition cameras performing real-time biometric identification and providing security updates have been deployed to “a handful of schools” in…

 

The next battleground for facial recognition: the Pacific Northwest

A regional chain of convenience stores in the Pacific Northwest is expanding its use of facial recognition systems designed to…

 

Biometric security technology at the Super Bowl is a big win for public safety

This is a guest post by Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs, Valid. Past Super Bowls have relied on helicopters,…

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