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Apple patents and Mastercard lead this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news

Innovations and new projects by major global corporations such as Mastercard, Apple, and NEC are sprinkled throughout the top stories…

 

US federal agencies sued for facial recognition deployment info as UK Commissioner calls for police use rules

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit to obtain records relating to their use of biometric facial recognition…

 

Sita to launch single-token biometric system at Malaysian airports as data sharing startup Zamna raises $5M

Sita will introduce a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in collaboration…

 

AnyVision, Mobotix and Konica Minolta partner for edge facial recognition IoT cameras

The Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center (BIC) and partners Mobotix and AnyVision have jointly announced plans to develop a new…

 

French privacy regulator finds facial recognition gates in schools illegal

The intention to use facial recognition integrated in biometric gates at two high schools in France was heavily criticized and…

 

Former Goldman Sachs exec joins Hoyos to lead expansion of biometric data security services

Former U.S. National Economic Council Director and President and Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs Gary Cohn has joined Hoyos…

 

Mastercard taps biometrics and behavioral analytics in new product suite for healthcare partners

The digital healthcare services market has a new major player, with Mastercard announcing the launch of an integrated product suite…

 

New Facebook algorithm blocks facial recognition identification in videos

Facebook has developed a machine learning algorithm based on encoder-decoder architecture to protect individuals from being identified with biometric facial…

 

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…

 

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…

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