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British police deploy live facial recognition, license plate recognition to make 11 arrests

British police operating in London and the northwest of England recently used live facial recognition (LFR), operator initiated facial recognition…

 

Sterling certified for employee checks in new UK digital identity trust framework

U.S. firm Sterling Check is expanding its service list in the UK after being certified as a digital identity service…

 

UK Home Office finds kiosks close, mobile getting there for biometrics self-enrollment

The UK Home Office says that biometric self-enrollment of face and fingerprint biometrics works better at this point on kiosks…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

UK Government rejects Lords’ police inquiry’s biometrics, tech recommendations

The UK government has rejected the majority of the findings and recommendations from a House of Lords investigation into the…

 

HooYu, Yoti now certified digital identity service providers for Right to Rent checks in the UK

Yoti and the Post Office, as well as HooYu have become the first certified digital identity service providers (IDSPs) for…

 

Developer of biometric onboarding platform for legal sector closes seed round

Lawtech 365, the parent company of biometrics-based legal sector identity verification platform Verify 365, has closed its seed funding round…

 

Ryder Review calls for biometrics regulation through new, comprehensive legislation

Legislation is urgently needed to govern the use of biometrics, according to the widely-anticipated ‘Ryder Review’ from the Ada Lovelace…

 

Millions in funding in UK for AI ethics, Canada for digital ID privacy research

The U.K.’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has unveiled a new program worth £8.5 million ($10.43 million) that will…

 

Alcohol retailer deploys ITL’s biometric age verification to more stores as pilot ends

A biometrics-based age verification technology MyCheckr from Innovative Technology Ltd (ITL) will be deployed in more Bargain Booze stores in…

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