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France to use face biometrics for enrollment into national digital ID program

The French Interior Ministry will deploy facial recognition for enrollment into its national digital identification program dubbed Alicem, making France…

 

Regulation and safeguards for facial recognition pondered in France, China, and Jamaica

The local government of Nice, France has been trialling biometric facial recognition software after deploying more than 2,600 CCTV cameras,…

 

Daon, CTMS partner on biometric KYC and onboarding solutions for French-speaking countries

Daon and CTMS have signed a partnership agreement that enables CTMS to deliver KYC and onboarding solutions backed by Daon’s…

 

Crédit Agricole launches biometric card trial with Fingerprint Cards sensors

Crédit Agricole has announced the launch of a trial of biometric payment cards embedded with sensors from Fingerprint Cards at…

 

CNIL sets rules for biometric employee time and attendance systems in France

France’s Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL) has published regulations for companies using employee’s biometrics, requiring the use…

 

Facial recognition software tested during Carnival in Nice

Facial recognition software was piloted for two days during Carnival in Nice, France, The Connexion reports. The city had received…

 

Eurotunnel deploying biometric border technology developed by IN Groupe

Eurotunnel and IN Groupe, formerly Imprimerie Nationale, have signed a partnership agreement to deploy facial recognition technology at Eurotunnel’s terminals,…

 

Covering your face to avoid facial recognition could result in fines in England and France

London’s Metropolitan Police have fined a man £90 (US$118) after he declined to participate in a trial of the force’s…

 

IDEMIA partnership to support Onfido’s global expansion strategy

Onfido has signed French brands AR24 and Europcar Mobility Group as new clients and has partnered with IDEMIA to support…

 

French trial of contactless biometric payment cards announced

French multinational bank Société Générale has announced a biometric payment card trial it says is the country’s first, in collaboration…

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