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All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…

 

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…

 

Airport biometrics and digital identity deployments expand in US, India

Passengers flying American Airlines from Washington or Dallas will soon be able to use digital IDs stored on their mobile…

 

US plans voice biometrics upgrade and shift to cloud for DoD Automated Biometric Identification System

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) intends to move the remaining on-premise elements of its Automated Biometric Identification System to…

 

SAFR facial recognition to enhance Tijuana cross-border airport terminal efficiency

Tijuana International Airport’s Cross Border Xpress (CBX) team has partnered with RealNetworks to deploy SAFR facial recognition technology at the…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

Police might be violating the Constitution when they face-scan crowds — really

It is possible to dismiss attorney Clare Garvie as an alarmist when she says use of facial recognition by law enforcement…

 

Facial recognition legislation delayed in New Orleans, considered in Pennsylvania

A proposed ban on the use of facial recognition by city agencies in New Orleans will not be put to…

 

Face biometrics’ proportionality denied, as Americans become comfortable and Chinese concerns grow

With face biometrics being used at an increasing number of border crossings around the world, some of the systems are…

 

Attorneys provide eight tips to ensure compliance with Texas’ biometric privacy law

Texas’ Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act (CUBI) is a lesser-known cousin of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, but…

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