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Manchester City F.C. denies plans in place for facial biometrics stadium entry trial

Soccer club Manchester City of the English Premier League may not be planning to trial biometric facial recognition for stadium…

 

Fingopay names Manchester partner for biometric finger vein payments launch

Following a series of pilot projects over the past 24 months, biometric payments provider Fingopay announced today that starting this…

 

UK authority extends PSD2 strong customer authentication deadline by 18 months

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has agreed to delay rules for Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) with two factors among…

 

UK Information Commissioner investigates automatic facial recognition use and issues warning

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating automatic facial recognition and warning that businesses must demonstrate the biometric technology’s…

 

London landlord deploys cameras with facial biometric capabilities over 67 acres

Surveillance cameras with facial biometric capabilities have been deployed across 67 acres of London’s Kings Cross estate, The Financial Times…

 

Alpha Generation to distribute Hitachi’s biometric tech in UK

A new partnership announced this week between IT security distributor Alpha Generation Distribution, a part of the 4SEC Group, and…

 

Police app, robot cops and schools get facial biometrics, while NYC considers surveillance transparency

South Wales Police are planning to trial a smartphone app with biometric facial recognition from NEC with 50 officers to…

 

UK Post Office offers digital identity services on government marketplace

The UK Post Office has joined the Government Digital Framework’s GCloud11 marketplace to offer a suite of online and in-person…

 

UK and Singapore government services to collaborate on digital government services

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) and Singapore’s GovTech Agency to…

 

EU officials confirm UK authorities illegally copied biometric and other data from Schengen system

European Union officials have indirectly confirmed that UK authorities violated an information-sharing deal with the EU by sharing the contents…

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