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Mix of politics in U.S and UK with investment in biometrics draws concern and criticism

A pair of biometrics companies are receiving attention for the political connections of investors. Two investors who run private equity…

 

San Francisco passes ban on police and city use of public facial biometrics

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a ban on public biometric facial recognition use by police and other city departments…

 

Chinese companies collaborate on facial recognition vending refrigerator

Global telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom has launched a 5G-powered smart commercial refrigerator with biometric facial recognition to enable convenient automated…

 

Long distance imaging and partial-image facial biometrics raise new possibilities

A team of researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China in Shanghai have developed technology capable of…

 

Onfido biometric ID check revenues more than double year over year in announcement-filled Q1

Onfido has announced that revenue increased by 137 percent on a year-over-year basis in a busy first quarter of its…

 

Airports in Bahrain, India and Thailand deploying biometric systems as designers pitch new concept

Vision-Box will provide a biometric Automated Border Control platform for Bahrain International Airport in Muharraq’s new Passenger Terminal Building to…

 

California Assembly moves to ban facial recognition in police body cameras

The California State Assembly has approved a proposal to ban the use of facial recognition and biometric scanners in body…

 

UK government considering options for regulating biometrics use

UK Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes says the government is considering options for regulating the use of facial recognition and other…

 

German facial biometrics startup Saffe touts overall top-15 NIST testing result

Saffe Ltd. has placed 14th in the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT), based…

 

Remark announces sale of Vegas.com in pivot to pure-play AI and facial biometrics company

Remark Holdings will divest Vegas.com from its assets and transition to a pure-play artificial intelligence enterprise to deliver biometric facial…

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