Biometrics firms help in the response to Coronavirus
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Student backlash forces UCLA to drop facial ID
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London police chief makes plea for face recognition
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Porsche cars get fingerprinted
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Europe casts doubt on recognition systems in new strategy
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Challenge of biometric security for banks
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How facial recognition is helping fight child sexual abuse
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NIST report on algo accuracy is ‘game-changer’
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Controversial firm Clearview gets hacked
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US and Europe clash over facial recognition law
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): The US Government and the European Union are in conflict over whether to tightly regulate facial recognition technology (FRT). (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Twitter tells Clearview: stop taking our images
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): New York-based facial recognition vendor Clearview AI, which offers a database of over 3 billion faces to police forces worldwide, has been strongly criticised by social media giant Twitter and US politicians over its business methods. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Facebook bans deepfakes
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): Facebook has banned ‘deepfake’ videos, to counter the spread of these misleading images created by artificial intelligence and deep-learning technology. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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London's police start using live facial ID
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): The Metropolitan Police force is to deploy live facial recognition (LFR) systems on the streets of London for the first time. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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The deepfake threat to face biometrics
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): John WojewidkaFor better or worse, the world is going fully digital. Our indispensable personal communication devices have become all-important gateways to innumerable information sources and services, and we simply can't get enough of it. Our connected devices are even seen more like companions than pieces of hardware1, and are affecting our very physiology. Ready access to all types of information has literally begun to change how we think and what we do, appearing to have only just started to fundamentally impact our lives ...
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Are visual PINs the next step in authentication?
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): Geoff AndersonIdentity has always been a crucial component in how we interact with the world. How we prove our identity is even more important. Whether it is getting permission to take money out from your bank, gaining access to your Netflix account to watch the latest Black Mirror series, or just being able to log on to Twitter to add a comment – these all require proof that we are who we say we are. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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CES shows biometrics entering everyday life
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): Tim RingLast month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world's biggest tech event, showcased the rapidly growing use of biometric technology in consumer devices – and raised privacy fears over this spread of facial recognition through the home and everyday life. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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World Economic Forum says passwords are past-it
Publication date: February 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 2Author(s): The World Economic Forum (WEF) has called for a complete end to the use of passwords, in a policy paper released at its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland last month. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Kaspersky reports surge in cyber-attacks on selfies and other biometry
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): A major rise in cyber-fraudsters stealing people's selfie photos and other biometric data has been discovered by security giant Kaspersky. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Seattle airport halts its facial ID rollout
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) has become the first airport in America to resist the US Government's drive to expand the use of facial recognition technology. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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New UK Government backs biometric border control
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): The UK's newly elected Conservative Government has put biometrics at the heart of its planned border control policy. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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US and China among most invasive users of biometrics
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): A new study has ranked 50 countries on how extensively and invasively they use biometric surveillance, and in contrast who best regulates the technology. China is named the poorest performer of all, but perhaps surprisingly it is joined by the US in the five worst countries – while the UK is ranked among the top five best-regulated. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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The future of biometrics in policing worldwide
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): Jason TooleyThe use of biometrics by police forces has rarely been out of the headlines over the past year. As with many emerging technologies, it has hit significant hurdles. Recently in an unprecedented move, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) – the government body responsible for GDPR and data privacy enforcement – launched an independent investigation into the use of facial recognition at London's King's Cross train station, after it was revealed that the general public were having their faces scan...
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Ready for take-off: how biometrics and blockchain can beat aviation's quality issues
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): Irra Ariella KhiBiometric technologies have been embraced and adopted in aviation and international border control more than in any other industry. This is due to the emphasis on airline and border security and increasing pressure from governments to control and monitor immigration and the movement of people. However, biometrics are still not at the stage of universal adoption and face several significant barriers that need to be overcome. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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NatWest unveils biometric fob for contactless payments
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): The UK's NatWest Bank is trialling a new, compact biometric key fob that can be used by customers to make contactless payments worth up to £100, without the need for a mobile phone or bank card. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Amsterdam airport's facial ID fooled by simple photo
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): Facial recognition terminals in sites ranging from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to retail stores in Asia were easily spoofed by face masks and simple photos, in tests run by AI solutions provider Kneron. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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NIST launches datasets to help cut error rates
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2020, Issue 1Author(s): US NIST (the National Institute of Standards and Technology) has released three new biometric databases – featuring fingerprints, facial photographs and iris scans – designed to help researchers reduce the error rates of biometric systems. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Amazon vs ACLU: new war of words over facial recognition
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 10Author(s): The ACLU privacy campaign group has claimed that in tests Amazon's controversial Rekognition software wrongly matched over two dozen sports stars, including Superbowl winner Duron Harmon, with criminal mugshots. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Fingerprint bug hits Samsung smartphones
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 10Author(s): Samsung is urging users of its latest flagship Galaxy smartphones to scrap and reload all their fingerprint data, after it emerged the phones can be hijacked through a simple flaw in the biometric system. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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US border staff will capture scar and tattoo biometrics
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 10Author(s): The US Government's Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has shared details of its planned Amazon cloud-based HART biometric database, which will hold information on over 250 million people crossing in and out of the US. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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FR spots if consumers are happy or ‘hangry’
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 10Author(s): Yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has found a light-hearted way to apply facial recognition technology: it's using FR in a new advertising campaign in Australia to detect whether consumers are happy or ‘hangry’. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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Deepfake videos easily fool face systems, researchers warn
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 10Author(s): A study from Switzerland's Idiap Research Institute has highlighted how vulnerable facial recognition systems are to the growing scourge of ‘deepfake’ videos – with up to 95% of deepfakes remaining undetected by advanced FR systems. (Source: Biometric Technology Today)
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