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US police launch drone programs, but no FRT on UAS – yet

Police across the U.S. are putting eyes in the sky, as the adoption of drones for law enforcement emerges as…

 

UK’s £230 million plan to implement police facial recognition and drones

As much as £230 million (approximately US$295 million) will be designated by the UK government to be spent on drones…

 

Are Indian police using facial recognition to identify protesting farmers?

Police in Ambala, in India’s state of Haryana have announced that they have begun the process to cancel passports and…

 

India govt blocks plans to procure facial recognition, drones to monitor election

A request by the government of India’s National Informatics Centre (NIC) to acquire surveillance technology including drones and biometrics for…

 

Spread of biometric devices spark fears over surveillance in Serbia, Kosovo

Serbian authorities have been building up their arsenal of drones equipped with advanced capabilities, including those that allow biometric data…

 

Gang violence pushes Sweden to consider face biometrics as surveillance cameras multiply

The Swedish government is rushing to prepare the public for expanded police use of biometric systems including those monitoring from…

 

MSU researchers develop whole-body biometric recognition system with $12M grant

Michigan State University researchers have developed technology for long-range biometric identification, supported by a four-year federal grant from the Intelligence…

 

Outgoing UK commish leaves advice for law enforcement use of biometrics and drones

Professor Fraser Sampson, who recently announced that he will step down as the UK’s Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner at…

 

Futurist says drones with biometrics will be deployed against mass shootings

Futurist and celebrity speaker Thomas Frey is hailing a new solution for the epidemic of mass shootings in the United…

 

US state, Ireland curb police use of facial recognition

The push and pull of police policy governing biometric surveillance has been tugged hard by privacy advocates. Law enforcement in…

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