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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about Wales. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning Wales. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Wales issues new guidance on biometrics in schools, clarity welcomed

The Welsh government has released new, clear guidance on how schools should prepare for implementing any technology that would handle…

 

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…

 

South Wales Police claim success with facial recognition app trial

The South Wales Police say that their three-month trial of a facial recognition app to identify suspects was a success,…

 

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…

 

Home Office hears caution but wants action on facial recognition surveillance

It does not look like the United Kingdom will soon find consensus on how facial recognition systems are used by…

 

Facial recognition guidelines are good. A new UK guide is not, say privacy advocates

An influential police association in the United Kingdom has published voluntary guidelines for using live facial recognition — something privacy…

 

Police in NYC, South Wales, Dubai deploy more facial recognition, with public support in US

A new survey by Pew Research shows 46 percent of U.S. adults think the “widespread use of facial recognition technology…

 

Police biometrics, surveillance ‘too complex’ to treat as data processing: UK commissioners

A letter from the UK’s biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners which lodges their warnings that police use of biometrics is…

 

UK House of Lords consider issues around biometrics, facial recognition

As the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee hears from experts how technologies such as facial recognition are…

 

Facial recognition lessons for the private sector from the South Wales police case

In response to the successful appeal against the legality of South Wales Police’s use of facial biometrics for automated public identification,…

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