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German police face biometrics use increasing rapidly, report shows

A document from the German parliament contains figures from the country’s federal ministry of the interior which indicate that the…

 

Veridos leads EU project for secure biometrics-powered ID verification at border controls

German integrated identity solutions company Veridos says it is at the forefront of a European Union project which seeks to…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

EU border agency says biometrics interoperability framework includes robust safeguards

eu-LISA is set to play a crucial role in the facilitation of interoperability in Europe, with its management of a…

 

Dutch grocer thinks loophole makes face biometrics legal in its store

A year after shutting off its facial recognition system under regulatory pressure, a Dutch supermarket wants to plug it back…

 

EU agency pushing for research into how AI will affect fundamental human rights

In a world awash in new authoritarian sentiment, it is notable that the European Union has published a lengthy report…

 

Tone-deaf AI advocates need a transparency algorithm

Some in the facial recognition community complain that opponents will never be satisfied there is enough transparency in the development…

 

Digital identity all-star team appointed as new Turing Institute International Advisory Board

The Alan Turing Institute is establishing an International Advisory Board for Trustworthy Digital Infrastructure for Identity Systems, and has appointed…

 

Frontex presents guidance for EU biometric border system implementation

Key biometric and digital ID technologies, guidelines and best practices, and baseline minimum requirements for the Entry Exit Systems (EES)…

 

Face biometrics legal landscape shifting with restrictions in China, police guidance in UK

Tianjin, a city of more than 12 million in Northern China, has passed a set of new local rules largely…

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