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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…

 

AnyVision reveals Series A investment details and announces two new offices

AnyVision has revealed that Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading participant in the $43 million Series A funding round announced…

 

Hosting Israel’s National Biometric Database backup in commercial data center violates law: report

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

 

Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

NIP Global acquired in $30M deal

Biometrics company NIP Global recently agreed to be acquired by Pangea Group Ltd for about $30 million, CTech reports. NIP…

 

Court blocks Israeli police request to access biometric database

Israeli police have been blocked by a District Court ruling from a national biometric database, which they had planned to…

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