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‘Facial recognition is the easy part’: digital travel ID pilot results are in

Air travel has been getting more complicated. From security and passport checks to special documents such as COVID-19 certificates, passengers…

 

No facial recognition in supermarkets, says Dutch data watchdog

No facial recognition for supermarkets but yes for nuclear power plants: The Netherlands’ data watchdog has published a guide explaining…

 

Dutch cities consider biometric checks to stop rising passport, ID fraud

Several municipalities in the Netherlands want to use biometric identity verification to prevent fraud, but it’s unclear whether this conflicts…

 

Netherlands gets its first biometric age checks for cigarette buyers

Cigarette smokers in the Netherlands will now have the option to buy tobacco products with age verification technology. Around a…

 

Digital Travel Credential trials resume with flights from Netherlands to Canada

Digital identity continues to transform travel around the world. Schiphol airport in Amsterdam has revived a trial of Digital Travel…

 

Dutch govt kicks off rolling deployment of digital ID law

The Netherlands has enacted its Digital Government Act, which defines how Dutch government agencies and semi-government organizations create secure digital…

 

Dutch politicians speak out in support of facial recognition at football games

Some Dutch politicians have spoken out in support of the use of facial recognition at football games. The news comes…

 

Digital Travel Credential Pilot relaunched with Idemia biometric app

A Dutch consortium has chosen Idemia to provide technology for the world’s first transatlantic Digital Travel Credential (DTC) Pilot, using…

 

Face biometrics getting deeper into policing, sparking concerns

Those worried about the use of facial recognition by law enforcement have warned about how the technology could become entrenched…

 

Netherlands’ face biometrics database for non-EU individuals comes under scrutiny

Privacy advocates in the Netherlands have criticized the use of a biometric database by the police containing the faces of…

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