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New Facewatch CEO to lead retail roll-out of facial recognition-based crime prevention tool

Following the closing of a £1.41 million investment round, Nick Fisher, the newly appointed CEO of Facewatch, is set to…

 

Turks and Caicos working to introduce biometric surveillance legislation

Earlier this month Turks and Caicos Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson revealed that the government is working to introduce biometric surveillance…

 

Scotland police considering handheld fingerprint scanners for forensic work

Police in Scotland are considering implementing new technology that could compare fingerprints left at murder scenes against a national biometrics…

 

Navy bases transitioning to biometric ID system for access control

The U.S. Navy is currently transitioning from its previous verification system to an improved identity authentication and force protection system,…

 

UK biometrics commissioner criticizes plans for custody images database

The UK’s Biometrics Commissioner has condemned the government’s response to a High Court ruling from 2012, stating that the mass…

 

Canadian tax agency is now fingerprinting tax evasion suspects

The Canada Revenue Agency is now recording the fingerprints of every citizen charged with tax evasion and storing the information…

Akiyama

Akiyama is a Brazilian company specializing in biometric identification solutions. A pioneer in the market, its solutions in the areas…

 

Florida fingerprint expert under investigation

A veteran Florida fingerprint analyst with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office is the subject of an internal investigation and no…

 

Maharashtra to deploy multi-biometric criminal ID solution, Aadhaar POS machines

The Maharashtra, India government is expected to choose a technology vendor this month to equip fingerprint, iris and face scanners…

 

Mumbai Police fingerprint database to be operational this month

The Mumbai Police announced that its fingerprint database, which is used by several law enforcement agencies in multiple countries, will…

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