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India extends deadline for facial biometrics bids as systems around the world seek clarity

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has extended the deadline for bids on participation in its centralized automatic facial recognition…

 

IARPA seeks information on long-range biometric recognition and identification technologies

Information on private sector research efforts and datasets that may be “useful in planning a program focused on advancing the…

 

Osram Opto launches compact IR sensors for 2D facial recognition in smart watches

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched a pair of new infra-red biometric components with a compact form factor to provide 2D…

 

Global restrictions on facial recognition speed up development of new biometric surveillance tech

The high number of concerns and controversies around government use of facial recognition technology in surveillance and lack of proper…

 

Trulioo raises over $50M in funding to fuel growth and international hiring

Canadian biometrics company Trulioo has raised C$70 million (approximately US$52.7 million) in new funding, including a $60 million ($45.2 million)…

 

Victoria to upload images to federal Australian facial recognition system

The government of the Austrian state of Victoria will soon upload driver’s license photographs to the National Driver Licence Facial…

 

Details on Gatwick airport biometrics deployment emerge as Algeria and Pune announce plans

Gatwick Airport is planning to extend its biometric facial recognition checks to eight more departure gates following the planned extension…

 

High traffic identification tops this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Progress in Nigeria and in airport biometrics systems make up several of the most popular articles on Biometric Update this…

 

Yitu and VisionLabs impress in latest NIST facial recognition test results

The latest results from the National Institute of Science and Technology’s (NIST’s) Ongoing Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) for Verification…

 

IDnow facial biometrics to secure Lottoland against underage users

Online gaming and lottery company Lottoland has chosen IDnow to help transform its identification processes with facial biometrics to meet…

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