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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…

 

France unveils plans for ID database containing biometric data of 60M citizens

France unveiled last week plans to build a single, unified identification database containing the biometric data from the passports and…

 

Biometrics Institute concerned about French bill restricting the use of biometric technologies

The Biometrics Institute has informed the French Senate and National Assembly of its concerns regarding proposed amendments to the 1978…

 

Orange to launch mobile banking service

French telecom operator Orange is set to acquire a majority stake in financial services firm Groupama in an agreement that…

 

Charles de Gaulle airport testing facial recognition

Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris will begin testing facial recognition technology next month. According to a report in The…

 

La Banque Postale uses voice biometrics to authenticate card not present payments

Earlier this month, La Banque Postale obtained approval from French data protection regulatory organization CNIL to offer a voice biometrics…

 

French authorities seeking to expand smart borders initiative to include EU nationals

The French delegation in Brussels wants the European Commission to broaden the scope of the ‘smart borders’ initiative to include…

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