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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…

 

UK mayor contemplates using face recognition to catch litterbugs

In an interview with the Bristol Live Mayor Marvin Rees said that Bristol City Council’s facial recognition technology could probably…

 

Legal challenge over police use of facial recognition in Wales moves forward

South Wales police will not block a legal challenge raised by Cardiff man Ed Bridges regarding its use of facial…

 

UK Ministry of Defence looks to replace its Biometric Data Capture System

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a tender to replace the current Biometric Data Capture System, Government Computing…

 

London police expect to run more facial recognition trials this year

London Metropolitan Police are planning to run more trials of automated facial recognition technology this year, though are not expecting…

 

UK Home Office issues tender for biometric testing and development services

The UK Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Programme has issued a tender for design and operation of its biometric performance test…

 

UK Home Office Biometrics Strategy draws further criticism for lack of oversight recommendations

The UK Home Office’s Biometrics Strategy continues to draw criticism for its proposed expansion of the technology’s use, without corresponding…

 

UN privacy rapporteur criticizes accuracy and proportionality of Wales police use of facial recognition

Joseph Cannataci, UN special rapporteur on the right to privacy, has lauded progress by the UK government in creating oversight…

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