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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…

 

French regulator opens public consultation on GDPR-compliant workplace biometrics rules

France’s digital privacy regulator has launched a public consultation on draft regulation for “biometrics at work,” which seeks to codify…

 

Airline group wants greater use of facial recognition to help reduce delays at Paris airports

Jean-Marc Janaillac, the CEO of the Air France-KLM airline group, appealed to French authorities to allow a greater use of…

 

Safran Identity & Security now exclusive supplier of Vitale health e-cards

Safran Identity & Security has won a six-year contract from the GIE SESAM-Vitale to ensure the development, manufacture and personalization…

 

Eurostar pilots biometric border control solution at French rail station

In an effort to maximize the speed and efficiency of the immigration clearance process for passengers travelling from the UK…

 

Vision-Box facial recognition technology piloted at Charles de Gaulle airport

Vision-Box facial recognition software is being tested at Charles de Gaulle airport, according to a report by Bloomberg Technology. The…

 

French watchdog warns government about building biometric database

Following previous policing efforts against Facebook Inc and Google on data privacy, French watchdog organization CNIL is working towards ensuring…

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