Why Facial Verification Is Key to Ending Facial Biometric Software Bias – Tempemail

As the global need for inclusive biometric security in facial identification increases, developers need not overlook the burden of a non-biased solution. Teki Akuetteh Falconer, from the African Digital Rights’ Hub, says racial profiling is a major concern in terms of facial identification software. This presents a challenge for Africa Continue Reading

Sci-fi surveillance: Europe’s secretive push into biometric technology | World news

Patrick Breyer didn’t expect to have to take the European commission to court. The softly spoken German MEP was startled when in July 2019 he read about a new technology to detect from facial “micro-expressions” when somebody is lying while answering questions. Even more startling was that the EU was Continue Reading

Instagram Accused of Collecting Users Private Biometric Data – Tempemail

Image sourced from Time Facebook-owned Instagram is being sued over allegations that it “illegally harvests the biometric data of users”, according to Bloomberg. “In [a] new lawsuit, filed Monday in state court in Redwood City, California, the company is accused of collecting, storing and profiting from the biometric data of Continue Reading

NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience – Hardware- Tempemail

Frontline police officers in NSW are using smartphone-compatible fingerprint scanners only a fraction of the time due in part to their past experience with the technology. The finding, contained in an audit [pdf] of the government’s $100 million ‘policing for tomorrow’ fund released earlier this month, raises questions about the Continue Reading

Secureye reveals non-contact biometric device for corporates- Tempemail

Read Article In a bid to promote a secure verification routine, Secureye has launched the Temperature Detection & Face Recognition machine in India. Secureye, a leading brand of security products has always been at the forefront of developing valuable products. With the global pandemic affecting people across the world, the Continue Reading

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners – Hardware – Software – Security- Tempemail

NSW Police has extended its contract with digital security firm IDEMIA to support 142 LiveScan biometric scanners used in police stations across the state. IDEMIA on Tuesday said it had secured a six-year contract extension with Australia’s largest police force worth $4 million to continue to support and maintain the Continue Reading

1-in-3 computers dealing with biometric data face hacking attempts: Report- Tempemail

One in three computers (37 per cent) engaged in collecting biometric data globally faced hacking attempts in the third quarter of this year, a new report said. The devices — servers and workstations — use to collect, process and store biometric data (such as fingerprints, hand geometry, face, voice and Continue Reading