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UK’s CCTV commissioner pleads for AI, biometric ethical legal guidance

Standard CCTV surveillance cameras in the U.K. now come equipped with facial recognition technology, implementation which has raised a number…

 

2019 industry insight: most read biometrics and digital identity insiders guest posts

From the very beginning of 2019, biometrics industry stakeholders engaged with Biometric Update on the pressing issues of the year,…

 

Austin firm proposes 5 principles to combat ‘unethical uses of AI and digital humans’

Austin, Texas headquartered UneeQ, a company that provides a “digital human platform [to] design and launch AI-powered brand ambassadors that…

 

Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley urges biometrics industry to slow down and fix things

When Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley climbed Mt. Toubkal, the tallest mountain in North Africa, raising awareness about diversity…

 

Genetics specialist calls for crack down on DNA databases and biometric companies enabling repression

A call to crack down on companies selling DNA-profiling technologies to customers performing human rights abuses has been made in…

 

Biometric data standards in 50 countries ranked with China and U.S. near bottom

Comparitech has published a ranking of 50 countries in the world according to their biometric data collection and usage practices,…

 

Biometrics Institute finds privacy, data protection, legislation lead industry concerns in 2019

A significant increase in the use of biometrics in all sectors was noticed in 2019, however a higher concern was…

 

CITeR Director talks research to inform dialogue on children’s biometrics and privacy

Despite the impressive advances of biometrics as a scientific field over recent years, very little is known about identifying children…

 

SenseTime to lead Chinese working group setting facial biometrics standards

A national-level working group led by SenseTime has convened in China to set standards for biometric facial recognition, as privacy…

 

Former U.S. Attorney General to audit AnyVision for possible violations of Microsoft facial recognition principles

Following reports of a facial recognition surveillance implementation inside the West Bank and an erratic response to a media inquiry,…

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