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New rules for biometric EU identity and residence cards given final approval

The European Union’s Council has approved new rules for biometric fingerprint and photo security features of identity and residence cards,…

 

DPS rolls out encrypted photo service in Ireland for online biometric passport renewals

Biometric photo ID company DPS has rolled out an encrypted photo ID technology across Ireland in partnership with the Irish…

 

IOM to raise awareness of ECOWAS biometric ID card for regional travel

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a cross-border public education program to raise awareness of the ECOWAS National…

 

Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

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…

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