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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,…

 

UK politician proposes new biometric entry and exit system to prevent threats from EU

The limited data UK’s Border Force has on people travelling to the UK from the European Union with a biometric…

 

Police facial recognition ruling appealed in Wales, ban delayed in Portland, trial halt requested in Macau

Pushback against facial recognition use by police sits at various stages in countries around the world this week. A Welsh…

 

Researchers develop fingerprint technology to detect heroin use or contact

A group of researchers from the University of Surrey have developed an advanced fingerprint detection technology that can immediately tell…

 

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester Manchester, UK March 25 – 26, 2020 Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester (DTX Manchester) connects IT leaders,…

 

Police in Miami, India, Macau expand facial recognition use amid further warnings

The Miami-Dade County Police Department (MDPD), Florida’s largest police force, is seeking to join the many departments in the state…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

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