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More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

 

Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement

Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement Washington, D.C. February 26-28, 2020 Biometric technology has altered and transformed security in the…

 

Automotive biometrics and new facial recognition projects top most read identity news this week

Biometric facial recognition deployments for event security at the Olympics, law enforcement around the world, secure area access control and…

 

IBIA combats rhetoric in comments on proposed Massachusetts facial recognition ban

The root concern with facial recognition among privacy advocates and the general public is with surveillance, rather than the technology…

 

Sen. Booker latest to propose regulating government’s use of biometrics

The use of facial recognition in public housing funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would…

 

Documents show UK Home Office biometric data migration costs $124M

Earlier this month on October 1, it was reported that Leidos signed a ten-year contract with the UK Home Office…

 

Researcher discusses facts related to media narratives about facial recognition ‘bias’

“Biometric performance is nuanced and cannot be reduced to generalizations like ‘bias’,” reads a LinkedIn article by Yevgeniy Sirotin, PhD,…

 

Committee sends Australian government biometric plans back to be redrafted

Australia’s plans to leverage biometrics to authenticate users of government services has hit another setback, as the Joint Committee on…

 

Oxygen Forensics updates flagship software with faster facial recognition and new interface

Oxygen Forensics has updated its flagship digital forensics software with biometric facial recognition, completely overhauling interface and adding new capabilities…

 

Digitization, decentralization and regulation top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most read stories this week on Biometric Update have a French theme, as a digital ID system using facial…

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