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Facial recognition deployed for curb to gate automation at Shanghai airport, planned for Heathrow

Self-service facial recognition kiosks have been deployed at Shanghai Hangqiao International Airport for flight and baggage check-in, security clearance, and…

 

WorldReach signs multi million-pound contract with UK Home Office for biometric digital onboarding

The UK Home Office has contracted WorldReach Software to provide digital enrollment with facial recognition and liveness detection through user…

 

Construction sector increasingly using biometric entry systems for site access

The number of biometric access control systems deployed at UK construction sites has increased by 59 percent from January 2016…

 

Lloyds Banking Group deploys Nuance voice biometrics

Lloyds Banking Group and biometrics and conversational AI expert Nuance Communications announced today their collaboration on a secure voice biometrics…

 

Scotland proposes Biometric Data Bill to establish new commissioner and law enforcement regulations

The Scottish Government has called for the appointment of a biometrics commissioner for the country and included a plan to…

 

UK Government Digital Service reviews landscape for agency use of biometrics and emerging digital tech

The UK Government Digital Service (GDS) unit has published a policy paper reviewing the government’s efforts to adopt emerging digital…

 

Home Office looking for EU exit technology delivery lead

The Home Office is offering an annual salary ranging from £95,000 to £105,000 for a senior manager to ensure its…

 

UK Metropolitan Police develop own mobile fingerprint solution

The Metropolitan Police Service has developed its own mobile fingerprint device to save police time while holding down the cost…

 

More calls to investigate facial recognition technology

A group of U.S. legislators have called on the Government Accountability Office to examine and evaluate commercial and law enforcement…

 

Big Brother Watch takes UK police to court over use of public facial recognition as trials continue

Civil liberties group Big Brother Watch has filed a legal challenge to the use of automatic facial recognition by UK…

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