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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about Germany. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Germany. More topics may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Yoti facial age estimation accuracy improves, approval expands in Germany

Yoti has published a report on the current state of the art in facial age estimation, and its technology has…

 

German court escalates ID card fingerprints requirement to European Court of Justice

A local court in Germany has referred a case involving legal action against the obligation to store fingerprint biometrics on…

 

German anti-deepfake effort takes on another fighter

Germany’s federal government is expanding resources for a multi-year deepfake detection project that it is funding. Executives with BioID, a…

 

Incoming German gov backs EU ban on AI public facial recognition, social scoring

The coalition formed by the recent general election in Germany is to add its weight to EU proposals to ban…

 

Trulioo approved for age verification in Germany as CEO talks digital ID ambitions

Trulioo has been approved to provide age verification services with its automated identity verification solution in Germany, as the company attempts…

 

Yoti Facial Age Estimation receives regulator approval in Germany for online services

Age estimation software from Yoti has been approved by Germany’s Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (KJM) for…

 

Cognitec contracted by Germany for biometric border checks

Cognitec has won a contract with Germany, for an initial duration of four years, for the supply of biometric devices…

 

Spain and Germany to test cross-border digital ID

The Governments of Spain and Germany recently signed an agreement to develop a joint cross-border pilot program for digital ID,…

 

Europe heading for ‘open-ended biometric mass surveillance’: report

Unlawful biometric mass surveillance practices in the European Union go even deeper than previously reported and are accelerating towards becoming…

 

Many Germans wary of biometrics on ID cards

Deutsche Welle reports on the concerns of privacy advocates in Germany about the inclusion of fingerprint biometrics in the chip of…

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