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Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. (Dahua Technology) is a world-leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider. Based on technological…

 

Indian government urged to listen to more voices on data protection, ministry requests surveillance funds

India’s government is considering legislation for protecting personal data, including biometric information, but a civil society group says its consultations…

 

China wants covid swabs. Hong Kong fears biometric spying

In a stark example of how authoritarian biometrics policies designed to enforce order can instead cause instability, Hong Kongers are…

 

Cybersecurity legislation critical for Macao’s smart city biometrics plans, Deloitte says

Cybersecurity legislation is mandatory for Macau’s further development of its Smart City projects with biometric facial recognition, and their inclusion…

 

Surround surveillance: Hexagon AB adds another dimension with Tacticaware deal

Hexagon AB, a provider of sensor, software and autonomous transportation solutions, announced the acquisition of Tacticaware, a provider of LiDAR-based…

 

Efforts to understand impact of AI on society put pressure on biometrics industry to sort out priorities, role

Companies involved in face biometrics and other artificial intelligence applications have not come to a consensus on what ethical principles…

 

Biometrics adoption for touchless payments and pandemic recovery grows despite critical voices

Biometric payments and facial recognition joined pandemic recovery among the common threads in the week’s top biometrics news. Digital health…

 

Biometrics in counter-terrorism report raises human rights, ethical issues

A new report on extreme surveillance and biometric data collection in the process of countering terrorism, and how human rights…

 

Most secrecy about biometric surveillance of Covid-19 is harmful

Warnings about how biometric surveillance tools are being used to suppress transmission of Covid-19 continue to mount. A recent paper…

 

Biometrics tech far, far ahead of public understanding—intelligence insider

In the same week that an analyst from a secretive government contractor warned that fear is informing debate about biometrics,…

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