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UK’s planned border control policy big on biometrics

The UK’s Conservative government is focusing efforts on introducing biometrics-based border control policy, writes Science Direct. The system would be…

 

South Wales police heavily criticized for facial recognition use at football derby

South Wales police are deploying biometric facial recognition technology at a major football derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City…

 

UK looks to replace passwords with biometric technology to reduce NHS login time

The U.K. government is investing £40 million (USD$52 million) in multi-factor authentication technology to upgrade NHS staff computer login system…

 

iProov CEO made CBE for services to export by Queen Elizabeth in New Year Honors

iProov CEO Andrew Bud was recognized by Queen Elizabeth and was made CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of…

 

UK’s CCTV commissioner pleads for AI, biometric ethical legal guidance

Standard CCTV surveillance cameras in the U.K. now come equipped with facial recognition technology, implementation which has raised a number…

 

Academic research into biometrics included in Scottish Parliament investigation of policing

A criminologist from Northumbria University researching how biometric technologies are used in law enforcement and their impact on individuals has…

 

Members of Scottish Parliament demand more authority, power for Biometrics Commissioner

Members of Scottish Parliament are pushing for the Scottish biometrics commissioner to be given more authority and responsibilities than those…

 

Surveillance cameras to reach 1 billion by 2021 as face biometrics for police, schools, retail roll out

There will be one billion surveillance cameras in operation around the world by 2021, up nearly 30 percent from 770…

 

Million-dollar investments drive AI research, innovation at Oxford, Georgia Tech, Singapore

Oxford University is looking at international candidates to fill out the position of director of its new Institute for Ethics…

 

UK pilot of fingerprint biometric payment fob from G+D and Visa begins

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is trialing a fingerprint biometric fob for authenticating payments by its customers in the UK,…

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