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Credence ID CEO joins U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Africa

Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID, has been appointed to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa,…

 

The importance of voice biometrics in the healthcare industry

This is a guest post by Douwe Korff, Privacy/Data Protection Adviser at ValidSoft. New challenges are being posed to the…

 

IDEMIA adds business development veteran to Identity & Security NA division

IDEMIA announced the appointment of Sean Thompson as Head of Business Development and a member of the executive committee for…

 

Investment in Chinese biometrics firms Megvii and SenseTime by U.S. institutions draws scrutiny

Several U.S. lawmakers from both parties have expressed concerns about investment in Chinese facial recognition unicorns Megvii and SenseTime by…

 

U.S. considers blacklisting Megvii, Hikvision and other Chinese biometric companies

Hikvision, Megvii, and other Chinese biometric companies could soon be blocked from acquiring components and software from American suppliers by…

 

U.S. Senators propose $2.2B bill to maintain AI leadership

The U.S. Government could spend $2.2 billion on advancing artificial intelligence over the next five years if a new law…

 

Marines run simulations to evaluate new biometric systems

A group of U.S. Marines and civilians recently participated in tactical exercises in rural Indiana to evaluate a pair of…

 

ICE seeks proposals for biometric tracking tech as alternative to immigrant detention

Immigrants in the U.S. could be tracked with biometric technology or GPS monitoring instead of being detained in government facilities,…

 

NEC appoints biometrics subject matter expert liaison for U.S. federal law enforcement agencies

NEC Corporation of America has appointed former FBI consultant Paul DiPietra to its Advanced Recognition Systems Division to serve as…

 

As CNNs boost facial biometric accuracy, Australia researches child recognition

DST Group, Australia’s Defense Science and Technology agency, has established a research program to work on identifying and classifying children…

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