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Spanish telecom giant selects Idemia’s contactless biometrics for access control, solutions portfolio

Idemia’s contactless biometric scanners have been selected by Spain-based multinational telecom Telefónica to provide secure access control for its business…

 

Spanish soccer club trials Veridas face biometrics for stadium security checks

A trial of Veridas’ and das-Nano’s biometric access control system has been launched at El Sadar stadium in Spain Employees…

 

Madrid Airport pilots Thales face biometrics on tablets for smoother passenger journey

Madrid Airport is piloting face biometrics from Thales to identify passengers using mobile devices for a fast, smooth, safe and contactless…

 

Elyctis ID document readers and in-car biometric scanners enable mobile identification by Spanish police

Spanish National Police are reporting improved operational efficiency from using mobile biometric scanners with ID document readers supplied by Elyctis….

 

Cities in China most watched by CCTV surveillance, new face biometrics systems for Moscow and Spain

There are 770 million public CCTV surveillance cameras in the world’s 150 largest cities by population, and 54 percent of…

 

Spanish data protection regulator targets 14 misconceptions about biometrics in technical note

Unauthorized access to biometric data in one system would allow the biometrics to be used in the rest of systems…

 

Facial recognition deployed for ATMs in Spain, POS systems in Brazil and relief payments in Australia

CaixaBank has installed biometric facial recognition-enabled ATMs across Spain, enhanced with cameras and software that can process 16,000 facial points,…

 

FacePhi acquires Ecertic for gains in biometric identification and authentication market

Spanish biometrics company FacePhi reports it has acquired Ecertic for €2 million (USD$2.20 million) which will be paid with €1.16…

 

Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

 

Facial recognition systems for retail payment launched in Spain, trialed in Australia, company acquired

Australian fintech company RoyalPay is planning to bring facial recognition payments into the country’s mainstream commercial sector, The Sydney Morning…

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