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EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

HSBC Uruguay deploys FacePhi biometric identification technology

FacePhi has announced a new partnership with HSBC Uruguay, a subsidiary of the HSBC Group, one of the world’s largest…

 

Belarus to begin issuing biometric passports next January

Alyaksei Byahun, head of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs, recently confirmed that on…

 

Researchers say NIST biometric datasets include images of vulnerable individuals taken without consent

The U.S. government, researchers, and businesses have collected facial images from immigrants, abused children, and the deceased to test facial…

 

Report questions ethics of image collection for AI facial biometric training datasets

Facial images used in datasets to train AI systems such as facial recognition are often collected without permission from the…

 

Why your biometric data is different from your password

This is a guest post by Dr. Asem Othman, Veridium Team Lead, Biometric Science. Biometric authentication has been billed as…

 

Web video, photos, or siblings can spoof Samsung Galaxy S10 facial recognition

The facial recognition capabilities of Android smartphones are being criticized as insufficiently secure, after a parade of tech commentators, journalists,…

 

Nepal government’s roll-out plan for national biometric ID cards criticized

The decision by the Nepal government to expand the distribution of biometric national identity cards throughout the country is drawing…

 

BorderXpress border control kiosks updated to meet Canadian government biometric requirements

Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) announced today that its self-service border control solution BorderXpress is the first…

 

EU moves closer to requiring biometrics on national ID cards

The EU Council Presidency and European Parliament have reached an informal agreement on the introduction of mandatory biometric national identity…

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