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Biometrics research briefs: UK applications, daily interactions, and global systems market

Most British people are happy to replace traditional identity verification methods with biometrics to unlock their phones, but support for…

 

Comparitech analyzes government use of biometrics, surveillance and data sharing

A recent investigation into surveillance states and data privacy carried out by Comparitech concludes that not even top-ranked European countries…

 

Amazon calls for federal regulation of facial recognition and national data protection law

“Governments should work quickly to put in place a regulatory framework for facial recognition technology,” according to one of a…

 

Unisys selected to compete for facial recognition and AI contracts from U.S. health department

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Unisys a contract to potentially provide biometric facial recognition…

 

Yoti approved to list services on the UK government’s G-Cloud framework

Yoti has once again been approved to list services under the UK Crown Commercial Services G-Cloud framework. According to the…

 

Inquiry says canceled Australian biometric contract premature but supports police facial recognition

The business case for Australia’s canceled Biometric Identification Services (BIS) project was only partially developed or poorly articulated, and never…

 

IDEMIA files motion for Judicial Review of Kenyan National Assembly censure

IDEMIA has formally filed a motion for a substantive Judicial Review by Kenya’s High Court of the decision by the…

 

IDGA’s Biometrics in Government and Law Enforcement summit fast approaching

IDGA’s 13th annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement event will take place in Washington D.C. later this month. The…

 

Auditor blames Australian agency mismanagement for cancellation of biometric services contract

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has slammed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC’s) AUD $52 million (US$38.6 million) biometrics…

 

Large coalition of groups calls on tech giants to commit to no facial biometrics for government

A coalition of more than 85 advocacy groups has written Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to ask them not to provide…

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