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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about Europe. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to Europe. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

‘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…

 

Overidentification, unobservability and super cookies: privacy issues ahead for EU digital ID

The European Union’s Data Protection Supervisor brought together experts on digital identity and digital wallets to appraise the current situation…

 

Idemia exec says new innovations could improve biometric data privacy at EU borders

EU Member States and biometrics vendors are broadly ready to implement the Entry/Exit System as it comes online, as seen…

 

New research on mobile fingerprint biometric scanning, synthetic data presented at eu-LISA summit

Among a series of presentations on technologies that are or could be used on Europe’s border at an eu-LISA Industry…

 

Thales inks deal with Spain for biometric border terminals

With the European Union (EU) poised to complete its biometric entry and exit system around the Schengen area for non-European…

 

EU finishing its massive biometric ring around Schengen

The European Union is weeks away from what could be the biggest and most complex deployment of biometrics in the…

 

European Parliament asks for proposed amendments to AI Act and gets thousands

There is horse trading and there is horse trading. What is happening in European Parliament in its bid to craft…

 

Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop 2022

Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop 2022 Online June 14-15, 2022 This two-day workshop by European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and DIN…

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