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New Orbbec 3D cameras launch at CES 2021 for low-light and industrial applications

Orbbec has debuted a series of new 3D cameras and a processor with advanced features capable of supporting biometric deployments in…

 

Open letter urges strong regulation on AI and biometrics by European Commission

European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil and human rights organizations, along with 61 other civil society organizations is…

 

EU Citizens Initiative calls for ban on biometric mass surveillance systems

A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by…

 

Bill to limit police biometrics use tabled in New York state as legislators struggle with facial recognition

A state legislator in New York has introduced a curious bill to prohibit arrests on the sole basis of “facial…

 

Biometric smart city, rail token and background check projects roll out in India

A biometric smart city project being implemented in the Indian city of Gurugram will see its first phase wind up…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

 

New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

 

Facial recognition legislation rolls on in New Orleans and Oakland, Boston Celtics players urge passage

New Orleans City Council has passed a ban on the use of facial recognition by police and other local agencies,…

 

Facial recognition CCTV system goes live in Myanmar, prepared in India

A total of 335 cameras with face recognition capabilities went live last week in the Myanmar capital of Naypyitaw, Myanmar…

 

Dutch grocer thinks loophole makes face biometrics legal in its store

A year after shutting off its facial recognition system under regulatory pressure, a Dutch supermarket wants to plug it back…

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