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Biometrics Institute warns biometrics misuse could undermine public confidence

Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

 

NEC appoints biometrics subject matter expert liaison for U.S. federal law enforcement agencies

NEC Corporation of America has appointed former FBI consultant Paul DiPietra to its Advanced Recognition Systems Division to serve as…

 

European Council sets regulatory framework for biometric data sharing between authorities

The European Council (EC) has adopted a pair of regulations to establish an interoperability framework for the EU’s justice and…

 

UK Home Office reviewing bids for biometric system management contract worth up to £300M

The UK Home Office is weighing supplier bids for a contract worth up to £300 million (US$388 million) for a…

 

IDEMIA rolls out Fast Pass lanes at Fenway Park for TSA Precheck members

IDEMIA and the Boston Red Sox have partnered to bring IDEMIA’s IdentoGO centers for TSA Precheck enrollment to Red Sox…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

Specific issues in artificial intelligence and biometrics brought up by Amazon controversies

An article analyzing Amazon’s public statements on the accuracy of facial recognition technology claims that the company “has obfuscated the…

 

UK Home Office issues RFI for hundreds of mobile fingerprint scanners

The UK’s Home Office Biometrics Program has issued an RFI (request for information) to begin the procurement process for 200…

 

BIO-key biometric tech deployed by Dubai police to secure access to critical data

BIO-key announced today that the Dubai Police Force has purchased BIO-key’s biometric authentication solution for internal network log-in and to…

 

White House identifies biometrics as key to stopping terrorists from travelling

Enhancing identity validation systems and advancing the use of biometrics are key to the White House’s newly released strategy for…

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