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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about surveillance. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding surveillance. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Pennsylvania to use Animetrics facial recognition system

The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has selected Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3-D facial recognition and identity management solutions,…

 

Israeli jurists right to call biometric database “extreme” and “harmful”

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice held a hearing on a petition seeking the annulment of a law…

 

Israel to review use of centralized biometric database

Israeli’s Interior Ministry, under direction of the country’s High Court of Justice, has agreed to review whether the creation of…

 

NIST recognizes NEC for ‘best-in-class’ facial recognition technology

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology provider of strategic IT and communications solutions, has recently announced that its…

 

Biometrics data to be collected from foreign visitors to India

Foreign nationals visiting India as tourists or working may soon have their biometrics data collected. India will pilot the project…

 

Bill C-30 under scrutiny due to privacy concerns

In Canada, both federal and Ontario privacy commissioners have expressed concern over Bill C-30, which they say is too invasive…

 

Dispute over Jamaican employees surrendering fingerprints

According to a recent article in The Gleaner, large Jamaican companies are using biometric systems to ensure that their employees…

 

ForensicaGPS is the new tool against crime

Reviewing grainy video footage from cheap closed circuit television cameras known as CCTV used to be a huge headache for…

 

Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…

 

Oil & Gas Critical Infrastructure & Asset Security Forum – 19-09-2012 – Vienna, Austria

The Forum will cover security issues related to both offshore and onshore oil and gas arising out of civil unrest,…

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