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Australia, Ireland struggle to boost interest in biometric digital identity platforms

Last week, Australian government entity the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) went through a questioning session with senators interested in a…

 

NEC facial recognition border tech for Kenya as airport biometrics rollouts continue

Airport biometrics use continues to expand rapidly all around the world, with a series of new deployments announced and detailed….

 

UN rapporteur concerned with biometrics and private data in Irish public services system

Ireland’s public services card (PSC) could become a highly detailed centralized database of intimate personal information, and a potential big…

 

DPS rolls out encrypted photo service in Ireland for online biometric passport renewals

Biometric photo ID company DPS has rolled out an encrypted photo ID technology across Ireland in partnership with the Irish…

 

Speech recognition startup Liopa closes six-figure crowd-funded seed round

Lip-reading speech recognition startup Liopa has closed a successful seed funding round, raising two and a half times its target…

 

B-Secur raises £4M to expand, further develop its ECG biometric technology

ECG biometrics company B-Secur has raised £4 million (US$5.3M) in funding as the Ireland-based company looks to expand internationally, The…

 

Majority of Irish businesses see biometrics as answer to password problems

Biometric verification would be welcomed by 62 percent of employees in Ireland, where poor security habits in both the public…

 

Northern Ireland police agree to publish biometric data retention policy

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has agreed to publish a formal public policy on biometric data retention as…

 

Trulioo opens Dublin office to support international identity verification ambitions

Trulioo has launched a new satellite office in Dublin to support its rapid growth and leverage the financial and technological…

 

Irish Minister faces questions about government use of facial imaging software in card issuance program

Ireland’s Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty has responded to questions in parliament about the use of…

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