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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…

 

Privacy, facial recognition and analyst reports most popular biometrics news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate this past week. Fingerprints Fingerprints was…

 

Morpho to provide automated passenger control gates for French airport

Morpho (Safran) announced it has signed an agreement to provide the Marseille Provence airport (AMP) with a new-generation of PARAFE…

 

France interbank network testing biometric payment options

France’s national interbank network, Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB , is currently testing a biometric solution for payment transactions and is…

 

Oberthur Technologies to supply technology for French drivers’ licenses

Oberthur Technologies has announced that its multifunction operating system will be used by the French State Printing Group to make new…

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