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Hacked public Wi-Fi provider now in charge of facial recognition server network in Moscow

Maxima Telecom, a Russian technology company that offers free public Wi-Fi in Moscow and St. Petersburg, will also be responsible…

 

India delays facial recognition tender deadline as Russian systems roll out

A contract to supply biometric technology to India’s new national facial recognition system has not been awarded as planned, as…

 

Trueface wins Air Force facial recognition contract as other government deployments court controversy

Trueface has been awarded its second contract for biometric facial recognition technology from the U.S. Air Force, to help secure…

 

Insider perspectives and government engagement top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Insider perspectives on biometric security, and airport and event applications were the top theme of the week for the most…

 

All-over-IP 2019

All-over-IP 2019 November 20-22, 2019 Moscow, Russia All-over-IP 2019, to be held for the 12th time this year on November…

 

Moscow public facial recognition system challenged in court

A lawsuit brought by a Moscow resident Alyona Popova is seeking to ban the use of facial recognition in the…

 

Researcher emphasizes biometrics process controls as financial services plan new deployments

Several banks and financial service companies have announced biometrics initiatives to enable secure and convenient transactions without using the traditional…

 

Russian airports testing mass deployment of facial recognition technology

A number of large Russian airports are testing the possible mass deployment of facial recognition technology to boost border security…

 

Australia pauses biometric boarding trial as pilots in India and Russia begin

The only operational trial of biometric facial recognition smartgates at Australia’s international airports’ arrival gates has been put on hold…

 

EU considers banning facial biometrics for public surveillance, Moscow touts gains, Detroit delays

The European Union will consider restricting or even banning biometric facial recognition use in public surveillance systems, after an independent…

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