IDEMIA awarded fingerprint contract by UK Home Office Biometrics Programme

The United Kingdom Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Programme has awarded IDEMIA a five year contract to deliver a new fingerprint…


Legal challenge raised over UK police use of automated facial recognition

A Cardiff, Wales resident has introduced the first legal challenge to a UK police force’s use of automated facial recognition…


Biometrics Commissioner criticizes UK police, home office governance rules in annual report

UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has published the office’s annual report for 2017, expressing concern about a lack of adequate…


UK Parliamentary Committee blasts Home Office over biometrics database, strategy delay

The UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has slammed the approach of the Home Office to retaining images for facial…


End-to-end biometrics trial at Gatwick being run in partnership with easyJet

Gatwick Airport announced that its trial of end-to-end biometrics is being run in partnership with easyJet, the airport’s biggest airline….


New York-based HYPR expands to the UK and EU

Citing demand driven by GDPR and PSD2 regulatory requirements, HYPR Corp. announced today its expansion to the UK and EU….


UK Information Commissioner warns public use of facial recognition technology could spur legal action

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has warned that she will consider legal action against users of facial recognition technology, including…


UK Home Office tenders contract for biometric services development

The UK’s Home Office Biometrics (HOB) program has issued a tender for a two-year contract to develop and support applications…


Touch Biometrix secures funding from Deepbridge Capital

Touch Biometrix announced it has secured £150,000 seed investment from Deepbridge Capital to enable the business to develop new fingerprint-based…


Yoti and CitizenCard launch new UK ID card for young people

A new digital ID card is being launched by Yoti and CitizenCard in the UK to give young people a…

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