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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. More topics may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Live biometric facial recognition use by South Wales Police ruled unlawful by appeals court

The use of facial biometrics for automatic public identification by South Wales Police has been declared unlawful by the UK…

 

South Wales police heavily criticized for facial recognition use at football derby

South Wales police are deploying biometric facial recognition technology at a major football derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City…

 

Police facial recognition ruling appealed in Wales, ban delayed in Portland, trial halt requested in Macau

Pushback against facial recognition use by police sits at various stages in countries around the world this week. A Welsh…

 

South Wales police win facial recognition legal challenge as King’s Cross plans halted

The use of biometric facial recognition by South Wales police interferes with the privacy rights of those scanned, but is…

 

South Wales Police facial recognition system accuracy improving but in-the-wild results lag

Improvements to the facial recognition system used by South Wales Police has raised the technology’s effectiveness to confirmed match rates…

 

New NEC algorithm dramatically improves accuracy of South Wales Police facial recognition

South Wales Police have deployed a new algorithm to make their automated facial recognition (AFR) system much more accurate, making…

 

Legal challenge over police use of facial recognition in Wales moves forward

South Wales police will not block a legal challenge raised by Cardiff man Ed Bridges regarding its use of facial…

 

UN privacy rapporteur criticizes accuracy and proportionality of Wales police use of facial recognition

Joseph Cannataci, UN special rapporteur on the right to privacy, has lauded progress by the UK government in creating oversight…

 

False positives draw criticism of Wales police facial recognition use as Scotland considers iris biometrics

South Wales police have admitted that of the 2,470 people identified as possible matches with criminals on file out of…

 

South Wales Police in the UK uses NEC facial recognition system

NEC has provided a facial recognition system for South Wales Police in the UK through NEC Europe Ltd., which uses…

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