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New production facility for biometric bank cards opened in Italy by SIA

Financial services technology company SIA has inaugurated a new specialized technological excellence center for payment cards in Verona, Italy, which…

 

Italian lawmaker requests details of new police facial recognition system

An Italian legislator is requesting more information about the facial recognition system recently introduced for use by Italian police, which…

 

Gemalto contactless biometric payment cards piloted by Italian bank

Italy’s largest banking group Intesa Sanpaolo will pilot Mastercard biometric contactless payment cards supplied by Gemalto in the first European…

 

New Italian biometric eID card from Gemalto available in all municipalities by end of 2018

Italy’s new national eID card, provided by Gemalto and embedded with fingerprints and a digital photo, is being issued by…

 

Naples Airport introduces self-service immigration technology using biometrics

Naples International Airport has installed SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates (ABCGates) to fast track passengers from the European Union who…

 

EU tells Italy to take migrants’ fingerprints by force if necessary

On Monday, the European Commission asked Italy to step up its efforts to collect migrants’ fingerprints and said to use…

 

Study finds fingerprints one of the top three authentication methods in Finland and Italy

A recent study by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland about user attitudes to personal identification methods found that the…

 

EAB workshop on biometrics for border control at Border Security 2016

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) will host a workshop addressing ‘Biometrics For Border Control: Impact of Immigration and the…

 

Italian firm Card Tech’s fingerprint smart card ready for mass production

Italian biometric technology firm Card Tech announced that its new biometric smart card, which features IDEX’s fingerprint swipe sensor, is…

 

Italian data protection authority introduces new privacy rules on biometric data

Italian data protection authority, the Garante, recently issued a new set of privacy rules designed for facilitating the processing of…

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