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UK’s Dorset Police deploy new fingerprint biometrics to speed up suspect identification

Police forces in Dorset, U.K., have started using new fingerprint biometric technologies to speed up the suspect identification process, the…

 

If you’re going to reject biometric IDs, at least clean up verification — UK consultant

Having dissected the highs and lows of the UK’s various digital ID programs in a report, a British think tank…

 

Facial recognition systems for police advance in Dubai, Macau, but not Birmingham, AL

Dubai is planning to implement facial recognition on its public transport system to improve security, the Deccan Herald reports. The emirate…

 

India and UK each unveil new strategies for the regulation of biometrics and forensic science

G. Kishan Reddy, India’s Union Minister of State, has announced the 21st edition of the country’s Fingerprint Bureau 2020 event…

 

WorldReach biometric app used by more than 4M to apply for EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office in the United Kingdom has received 4.06 million applications to its EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) through WorldReach’s…

 

Transparency for public-private biometric deals? Not in the UK, at least

If every biometrics-gathering partnership between government and businesses was fully transparent, the idea of never ending, large scale facial recognition…

 

TransUnion unveils biometric fraud solution for UK businesses

TransUnion, a global information and insights provider, says it has rolled out a new Document Verification and Facial Recognition solution…

 

UK Government to stop accepting EU ID cards for border crossings

EU, EEA, and Swiss national ID cards, including those with biometric chips, will not be acceptable for travel to the…

 

Scotland declares digital identity pilot a success, UK’s service faces latest call to shut down

The UK government’s digital identity service has returned to its usual pattern of negative feedback and calls for its closure,…

 

A year later and UK passport biometric face scan system still favors white males

Almost a year to the day after media stories questioned bias in UK biometric face scanning systems, it appears little…

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