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New computer vision and biometrics applications from AnyVision deployed in COVID-19 response effort

The comprehensive explorations of ways to combat the COVID-19 outbreak by Israel’s Defense Ministry has drawn in the computer vision…

 

Poor encryption exposes biometric database of 4.5 million Israeli citizens

The private information of some 4.5 million Israeli citizens, including biometric facial features, stored in the Transportation Ministry database for…

 

Corsight AI raises $5M to market and develop real-time facial biometrics for range of applications

Corsight AI has raised $5 million in funding to market and continue the development of its real-time facial biometrics platform,…

 

Biometrics experts discuss voice and face potential, presentation attacks at Israeli Winter School

The Identity and Biometric Applications Unit of Israel’s National Cyber Directorate partnered with the University of Haifa to hold a…

 

Israel Securities Authority announces changes to encourage digital innovation

Israel Securities Authority (ISA) announced regulatory changes to support and accommodate digital market innovation in Israel, writes KFGO. “The implication…

 

AnyVision reevaluates biometrics business in Hong Kong, defends Israeli army work

Microsoft-funded Israeli startup AnyVision is reevaluating its business plans in Hong Kong following controversy around the ethical use of its…

 

AnyVision facial recognition deployment controversy pulls in Microsoft

Microsoft is receiving criticism for its involvement in biometric facial recognition, due to its investment in Israeli company AnyVision, Forbes…

 

Facial recognition debate flares up in Israel and continues in UK and Australia

Cameras deep inside the Palestinian West Bank with facial recognition from Israeli biometrics company AnyVision allow authorities in Israel to…

 

Israel’s Biometric Database Authority fails to report 2 security incidents

Israel Hayom reports that the Israeli National Biometric Database Authority (BDA) failed to report two information security incidents to the…

 

Israeli government requests information for planned new National Biometric Laboratory

The Government of Israel is planning to establish a National Biometric Laboratory to support government missions by conducting tests of…

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