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Facial recognition in casinos under scrutiny in Australia after complaint against retailers

Casinos in Australia have fallen under scrutiny for the lack of regulation around their use of face biometrics technologies to…


Proposed facial recognition use rules for Irish police hits resistance among slim majority

Green Party ministers in the Cabinet of Ireland’s coalition government, as well as Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, have expressed concerns…


Amazon trains retail systems with synthetic palm biometric database

Amazon has been steadily improving its biometric retail systems, according to a presentation by Vice President of Physical Retail and…


Millions in funding in UK for AI ethics, Canada for digital ID privacy research

The U.K.’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has unveiled a new program worth £8.5 million ($10.43 million) that will…


Understanding edge AI and its impact on face recognition

Already redefining the way we work, connect, create and live, edge computing and artificial intelligence have rapidly become indispensable technologies….


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US House Democrats resurrect bill to ban body cams paired with facial recognition

A facial recognition ban has been reintroduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. It would prohibit federal…


School security summit pushes object and facial recognition tech, leans on humans

On the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier to carry a concealed firearm, a panel including…


Idemia exec says new innovations could improve biometric data privacy at EU borders

EU Member States and biometrics vendors are broadly ready to implement the Entry/Exit System as it comes online, as seen…


Adelaide considers CCTV system with facial recognition as calls for regulation intensify

New deployments of facial recognition technology continue to raise questions in Australia, as experts call for changes to privacy law…

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