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Global ID 3D vein biometrics patent filing published in Hong Kong

Global ID is touting the privacy protection of authentication with its 3D vein biometric solution, and has also had a filing…

 

Facial recognition changes in Moscow metro, Hong Kong airport spark privacy concerns

The city of Moscow has announced an expansion of its Metro facial recognition system for approximately US$12.5 million, the Kommersant…

 

The UK digitizes a key biometric visa application process in Hong Kong with selfie matching

Continuing in its commitment to protect Hong Kong natives facing Chinese political repression, the UK government has made it easier…

 

Biometric data privacy fears raised for Canadian visa offices in China

The security of biometric data collected from people applying in China for visas to Canada is being questioned, based on…

 

New Hong Kong biometric digital ID app provides access to 20 public services

The city of Hong Kong released a new biometric smartphone app last week providing residents with access to 20 different…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

 

Chinese court rules in favor of biometric data privacy complaint as regulations tighten

A court in China has ruled that the mandatory collection of face biometrics from members of a wildlife park in…

 

Vision-Box biometrics deployed at Canadian airport, more airports in Asia roll out facial recognition processes

Winnipeg Airports Authority has selected biometric automated border control (ABC) eGates from Vision-Box to check the facial biometrics of arriving…

 

China wants covid swabs. Hong Kong fears biometric spying

In a stark example of how authoritarian biometrics policies designed to enforce order can instead cause instability, Hong Kongers are…

 

SenseTime planning year’s biggest biometrics IPO after all, seeking $8.5B valuation

The blockbuster biometrics IPO once planned by SenseTime may come off in Hong Kong this year after all, Bloomberg reports, perhaps…

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