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Tally of facial recognition bans being overturned keeps growing

The high tide for U.S. restrictions on police use of facial recognition might have come and gone. Seventeen partial or…


Hikvision surveillance tech under scrutiny again as new US sanctions rumored

The U.S. plans to impose tough sanctions on Hikvision, in further reaction to allegations of the Chinese biometric surveillance company’s…


Create trusted, seamless access control experiences with visual AI: a how-to guide

Incorporating biometric technology into your access control system can solve some of these challenges, and it’s likely that you’ve done…


More Indian states launch facial recognition tenders for public security camera deployments

Despite lingering concerns from rights advocates about the use of facial recognition in public places, the use of the technology…


CyberLink joins FIDO, integrates FaceMe facial recognition with AXIS VMS

AI, tracking and facial recognition specialist CyberLink has joined the FIDO Alliance which seeks to improve interoperability for authentication devices worldwide….


Guardian RFID debuts cloud-based prison platform with facial recognition

Guardian RFID, a Maple Grove, Minnesota-based company that specializes in correctional facility technology, has launched a cloud product that utilizes…


A 2020 court fight in South Africa reveals dominance of biometric surveillance industry

A multi-part news investigation by the MIT Technology Review looking at private surveillance — which some call surveillance capitalism —…


Argentine judge demands answers on how police got irregular biometrics access

Argentine national security agencies have acquired irregular access to the biometric records of seven million people, including the president, and…


UK updates its surveillance toolkit for smaller businesses

Are you a UK small-business owner? Are you biometric curious? Want to do surveillance right? The government has you covered….


New guidance on live facial recognition use by British police sparks debate

The College of Policing has published guidance on the overt use of live facial recognition to find people of interest…

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