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A year later and UK passport biometric face scan system still favors white males

Almost a year to the day after media stories questioned bias in UK biometric face scanning systems, it appears little…

 

UK Immigration and Citizenship launch biometric identity verification app to speed up applications

UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) has been working with UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services (UKVCAS) to develop a new…

 

Data exposure spotlights ongoing questions about web scrapers and face biometrics

Sections of the web-scraping industry closely resemble the sketchier corners of the search engine optimization community with a couple big…

 

Ever announces shutdown a year after spinning off face biometrics into Paravision

Following a biometrics controversy last year and after seven years of service, cloud photo storage app Ever is shutting down on…

 

Deep learning tool analyzes biometric data from selfies to detect heart disease

New medical research published in the European Heart Journal discusses how four patient biometric “selfies” could be enough for a…

 

Cyprus and Morocco launching biometric identity cards, India to launch national health cards

Cyprus’ biometric ID cards have reached public availability, according to Philenews, bringing the national identity document into line with international…

 

Lapetus Solutions working on biometrics-based selfie face analytics for aging

AI company Lapetus Solutions has been developing analytical solutions for the insurance market that leverage biometric facial recognition with selfies…

 

Facial biometrics could help stop or convict some serial killers: researchers

In a development as grim as any aspect of biometrics, researchers believe they have found a way to potentially link…

 

Google argues for biometric privacy suit dismissal based on photo and interstate commerce exemptions

Google is planning to show that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) does not apply to data taken from photographs,…

 

Germany bans passport photo morphing to prevent biometric spoofs at border checks

The German government is banning passport photo morphing, which can be used to assign multiple identities to a single passport…

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