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Idemia and Sopra Steria win French biometric border control system contract

Idemia has won a contract with the French Ministry of the Interior, along with consortium partner Sopra Steria, to provide a…

 

BNP Paribas to begin issuing biometric payment cards to all customers within 6 months

Biometric payment cards companies are starting out 2021 with a bang, as the first general roll-out of cards with integrated…

 

Police use of facial recognition increasing in Minnesota and questioned in Seattle

Statistics published by a municipal government in Minnesota show police in the state are increasing their use of facial recognition,…

 

Ugandan police accused of using facial recognition system to fuel rights abuses

The police in the east African nation of Uganda have been faulted for using a facial recognition system deployed in…

 

French politicians call for face biometrics and AI surveillance tools to tackle terrorism

France may be on the way to deploy face recognition and AI surveillance technologies to monitor people in public spaces….

 

Airport facial recognition could soon handle masks, biometric boarding pilot begins in Brazil

The use of facial biometrics in airport systems is increasing in France and around the world, and the country’s national…

 

EU police face biometrics system debated by lawmakers, experts concerned about false positives

European Union plans to establish a biometric facial recognition system for use by all states in the region are being…

 

France is the latest to wade into age-verification quicksand

Age verification schemes are proving as controversial and difficult to implement as any other corner of biometrics. No one knows…

 

Jumio taps into French biometric ID verification market, names local sales ops lead

Jumio has expanded its biometric ID verification and authentication portfolio by launching a suite of eKYC and remote onboarding solutions…

 

First commercial biometric payment cards issued in France to be powered by Thales and Fingerprint Cards

BNP Paribas is expected to launch a new biometric bank card this fall in significant numbers, according to Le Parisien,…

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