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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Europe. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding Europe. More tags may be perused by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

IDC report projects AR/VR trend to boost biometrics spending in Europe

A study by market intelligence and advisory services organization, International Data Corporation (IDC), suggests there will be increased spending by…

 

Frontex wants information about tools for manually sorting immense biometric databases

Do you make software tools that are used for manually comparing biometric data? Frontex, or the European Border and Coast…

 

Trust issues could be a problem for US-EU biometric data sharing plan

Ripples continue to spread after news broke that the United States wants to link biometric law enforcement databases across the…

 

Czech presidency hopes to shape AI Act, delist biometric categorization as high-risk

The European Union’s AI Act may be seeing some changes including a narrower definition of what AI is and a…

 

US ‘signs deal to receive UK police biometrics,’ pressures EU countries to follow suit

The UK government has agreed to share records from its police biometrics database with U.S. border guards as part of…

 

With long road ahead experts suggest EU AI Act could stifle or enable biometrics adoption

The European Union’s AI Act could dramatically increase the compliance burden on biometrics developers even before their systems reach the…

 

Will Czech Republic reach its AI, digital identity goals during its EU ‘crisis presidency’?

The Czech Republic has taken over from France as host of the presidency of the Council of the European Union…

 

‘Consent is not almighty’: tracking facial recognition in Europe and why it gets blocked

How facial recognition is used for authorization purposes is the topic of the third of MAPFRE’s six-part ‘Mapping the Use…

 

Biometrics community breaks down details of AI Act proposals in EAB workshop

One interesting point of consensus arising at the European Association for Biometrics’ (EAB’s) Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop 2022 is that…

 

The US wants access to EU biometric police files — report

A report out of Germany says the United States wants direct access to the police biometrics databases of European Union…

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