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Face biometrics deployments increase as regulator and public push back

The regulatory heat around facial recognition continues to rise, even as implementations increase from airports to digital health credentials around…

 

‘Lashing together’ biometrics development for the US intelligence community

Coordination of effort in the federal government has not been in vogue for four years, but one segment of the…

 

Selfies for sale: Stolen data for biometric spoofs available on mainstream internet

Some advice about biometrics from a fraudster discovered by Montreal-based cybersecurity firm Flare Systems: “Major cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase have…

 

Aware acquires AFIX biometric software and team, extends ABIS product line

Aware has acquired a suite of biometric products known as AFIX from Maxar Technologies to extend the Aware ABIS product family…

 

Idaho parole officers test facial recognition app to check on parolees

Parole officers in Idaho, U.S., have been using a facial recognition app to communicate with their parolees, Idaho Press reports….

 

Transparency for public-private biometric deals? Not in the UK, at least

If every biometrics-gathering partnership between government and businesses was fully transparent, the idea of never ending, large scale facial recognition…

 

Novel fingerprint collection technique could help forensic investigators preserve evidence

(Kelvin probe in action. Source: KP Technology) Forensic technology for fingerprint biometrics used by law enforcement still looks quite similar…

 

ImageWare closes $2.2M equity round to support biometric authentication growth plan

ImageWare has announced the closure of a $2,187,000 senior secured bridge loan as it pursues biometric authentication software contracts in…

 

Integrated Biometrics’ fingerprint scanner accelerates victim identification for French forensics team

A French law enforcement agency says the biometric matching speed afforded by the Watson Mini biometric fingerprint scanners from Integrated…

 

US DOJ wants biometric identification SDK for prisoner transfer application

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Marshals Service has announced a contract opportunity to supply a software development kit to build…

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