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Welcome to high-class Manhattan, facial recognition. This will be interesting

Anyone who thought the story about a major New York City venue owner using facial recognition to nettle attorneys would…


NYPD fleet to become 360-degree surveillance hubs, cops film Drake concert goers

The New York Police Department has given a preview of its new vehicles which will include 360-degree surveillance. The news…


How China outsells everyone on facial recognition surveillance

Global manufacturers, consultants and researchers in the facial recognition industry looking to profit from AI surveillance algorithms have a new…


South Korea privacy watchdog warns against public facial recognition deployments

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) warned earlier today against the country’s plans to deploy facial recognition for…


Defining remote biometric identification technically and legally

For a more accurate discussion on what remote biometric identification is and current and potential laws around it, the association…


Biometrics deployments speed up air travel across Americas, Asia, Africa

Several biometric providers have deployed solutions or entered partnerships aimed at improving the quality and reducing times of air traveling….


Another state lets county police farm out face biometrics matching to others

A county sheriff’s office in the U.S. state of Minnesota is helping other law enforcement agencies in the state with…


NGOs critical of biometrics technology excluded from process to draft EU AI treaty

Some civil society organizations which have vocally opposed the use of biometrics technologies such as facial recognition say they have…


French MPs prefer specific law on facial recognition for 2024 Olympics

French senators were set to vote last Wednesday January 18 to endorse a government plan to deploy algorithmic facial recognition…


Biometrics providers stake out positions for future revenue

The first major biometrics consolidation of the year is in, with Tech5’s acquisition of Imageware assets. That deal, which strengthens…

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