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2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

Restrictions closing in on facial recognition, biometric surveillance in public housing, Alameda, NYPD efforts

Earlier this month, U.S. presidential election Democratic candidates were asked to speak their mind about facial recognition. They were unanimously…

 

Birth registrations climb 20 percent in a decade, but progress needed to meet SDG 16.9, UNICEF says

Birth registrations have significantly improved, causing hope that the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9, which includes universal free birth…

 

Ukraine to launch digital ID as Malaysia reveals open source approach to national biometric system

The Cabinet of Ukraine has launched a pilot project as it seeks to stand up a national digital ID system…

 

Restrictions on biometrics by New Jersey agencies, police banned under proposed legislation

A bill introduced this week in the New Jersey State Senate would ban New Jersey government agencies, law enforcement, and…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

Government, retail and smartphones to push facial recognition market to $7B by 2024

Facial recognition is widely associated with mobile phone technologies such as Apple’s Face ID, and a trend towards more smartphone…

 

Committee sends Australian government biometric plans back to be redrafted

Australia’s plans to leverage biometrics to authenticate users of government services has hit another setback, as the Joint Committee on…

 

Border Security 2020 announces biometrics-heavy agenda and speakers

Military staff, government figures, and key individuals with border security agencies from national around the world will discuss biometrics for…

 

Canadians expect government, private sector to develop digital ID framework

Some 70 percent of Canadians would adopt digital identity and think the government should join forces with the private sector…

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