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Biometric Update regularly releases posts about UK. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about UK. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Portugal’s border agency criticized for delays in issuing biometric ID cards to UK citizens

Portugal’s Immigration and Border Service (SEF) has come under scrutiny this week because of prolonged delays in issuing biometric, post-Brexit…

 

‘Digital asbestos’: UK government departments are rolling back on contracts with Hikvision

Campaigners are increasing the pressure for the UK government to take action on Chinese state-affiliated surveillance equipment suppliers such as…

 

EU postpones ETIAS, traveler biometrics until November 2023

The plan for third country arrivals to apply for a visa waiver and undergo biometric capture to enter (or leave)…

 

iProov wins biometrics, ID document check contracts for UK’s proposed One Login program

The United Kingdom’s single sign-on and ID verification plans took another step toward reality this week when the government awarded…

 

Proptech provider Credas certified as digital identity provider for UK background checks

Credas Technologies has been certified to perform digital identity verification for the Right to Work, Right to Rent and anti-money…

 

UK-US deal, legal changes could jeopardize EU data-sharing agreements

Could new agreements and proposed legislation from the UK government mean the European Union no longer considers it compliant with…

 

UK Home Office to pick 3 biometric self-service kiosk providers for immigration trial

Self-service biometric kiosks will be deployed for a trial in UK immigration applications, with a tender launched by Home Office…

 

Facial recognition still gets mixed reception on retail floors

Two retailers in Australia have temporarily halted use of facial recognition systems on their floors as they are investigated for…

 

England updates guidance – not legislation – for biometrics use in schools

Just as schools broke up for the summer holidays, the Department for Education released updated guidance for the protection of…

 

Xydus, Mastercard gain digital ID trust accreditations in UK, Australia

From October 1, 2022, enterprise identity provider Xydus, through its Identity Management platform, will be able to offer ID verification…

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