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Facial recognition in surveillance keeps growing, but so do doubts

Several deployments of new face biometrics for surveillance reportedly have failed to deliver on crime-fighting promises. The first is the…

 

Covid response tech leaves Indians more exposed to data collection: briefing

India’s e-governance has gained traction during the COVID-19 pandemic and mobile phone cash transfer via the country’s biometric Aadhaar has…

 

Digital India Act could begin tightening of country’s data privacy regulation – reports

There is a high degree of optimism in reports out of India as legislators work to finalize the proposed Digital…

 

India’s digital ID experience could boost Africa’s development drive: report

India’s digital transformation which has proven largely successful thanks to its robust Aadhaar digital ID system can be an inspiration…

 

Think tank calls for privacy safeguards on use of facial recognition systems in India

Indian government think tank NITI Aayog (National Institute for Transforming India) is pushing for clarity on safeguards to protect personal…

 

Biometric SIM card registration ongoing worldwide, but what about Ghana’s ‘final’ deadline?

Biometric identity registration for mobile phone subscribers continues around the world with soft nudges or more stringent changes. In India…

 

Digital identity boosts public infrastructure for India, Philippines

Digitization of state bureaucracy, digital identity, digital public infrastructure and digital skills have been recognized for their important role in…

 

Turant crowdfunding for voice biometric solution nears completion of early-bird round

Voice biometric solution provider Turant has currently raised $85,572 in crowdfunding on the Wefunder platform, moving steps closer to their…

 

India’s IT Ministry mulls face biometrics age verification for games to protect children

An inter-ministerial task force led by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s (MeitY) recommends that online gaming companies use…

 

India opens bids on $4M contract for facial recognition and security cameras in prisons

The Public Works Department of Delhi, India, has launched a tender for 1,248 CCTV cameras, some with facial recognition, to…

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