Facial recognition stories
The future of authentication: Are you embracing biometrics?
Biometric technology is experiencing exponential growth and is predicted to transform the future of authentication.
i-PRO shares key tips on data privacy protection
Security solutions firm i-PRO underscores the importance of data privacy in a world increasingly under surveillance.
Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs' facial recognition trial
Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs North Island's facial recognition trial over potential privacy issues and concerns about accuracy and bias among New Zealand's diverse populations.
CAMS enters insurance sector with major Oriental Insurance mandate
Financial technology provider Computer Age Management Services (CAMS) secures an expansive contract from Oriental Insurance Company.
Biometric-enabled POS transactions set to surge, says Juniper Research
Juniper Research predicts a 138% jump in transactions via biometric-enabled Point of Sale (POS) terminals, climbing from 19.5 billion in 2023 to 46 billion by 2028.
Barracuda Networks tackle rising Aussie credential stuffing scams
Barracuda Networks proposes sturdy measures against escalating Australian credential stuffing scams, affecting around 20,000 consumers, with increased bot-assisted logins and poor password hygiene.
The transformational power of AI in security
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising security with advanced surveillance cameras that augment monitoring, improve threat detection and streamline emergency responses, reshaping public safety and crime prevention.
Biometrics shift in UK security highlights privacy concerns
Simon Alderson, of First Response Group, addresses privacy and security concerns emerging from the shift from CCTV to biometric technologies for surveillance.
European Union unveils groundbreaking AI Act for ethical AI use
EU unveils landmark AI Act, setting precedent with guidelines for ethical and responsible AI usage and regulation.
INTERPOL and IDEMIA launch advanced BioHUB across 196 member nations
INTERPOL and IDEMIA have launched BioHUB, an advanced biometric identification system, across 196 member states for rapid, precise identification.
Livestock facial recognition tech Stoktake getting popular
Stoktake takes a photo of the animal's face on a smartphone or tablet and uploads it to Stoktake’s proprietary AI and machine learning cloud platform.
SALTO Systems acquires UK technology innovator TouchByte
SALTO Systems acquires UK tech innovator TouchByte to enhance its secure face recognition access control solutions.
Ramco Systems appoints senior leaders for its Global Payroll Business
Ramco Systems has appointed Paul Nikhil Prasad as Business Head of Managed Payroll Services to contribute to its HR and Payroll business growth.
Privacy Commissioner mulls biometrics code of practice
The Privacy Commissioner is looking into whether the use of biometrics needs to be regulated by a new code of practice.
Outdoor advertisers using smart technology to reach more customers
Technology that lets outdoor advertisers track people in the street is spreading, though the marketing industry says it is at pains not to invade privacy.
Foodstuffs trialling an expansion of facial recognition tech to further stores
Foodstuffs admits using facial recognition in some NZ stores, facing criticism while expanding technology trial.
Identity Check online system pilot launched despite gaps over privacy, rights
Government's online identity check system raises concerns over human rights, ethics, and Māori engagement. Nationwide pilot underway.
Incode partners with Hoteza for biometric check-in
Incode has announced a new strategic partnership with Hoteza, which is said to offer seamless and secure hotel self-check-In through biometric authentication.
Exclusive: HID offers cutting-edge access management
HID powers the hardware and software that help businesses, schools and governments secure access and allow insight into their people, places and things.
Iris biometrics market set to expand nearly 4X by 2030
Iris biometrics market to expand 4X by 2030, with COVID-19 driving adoption for safety reasons, says Persistence Market Research.
Incode Omni to be sold in Indonesia by TOTM Technologies
Incode and TOTM Technologies have formed a strategic partnership to meet accelerated demand for Omnichannel identity experiences in Indonesia.
Benefits vs risks of facial recognition technology
Once a distant, futuristic concept, facial recognition technology is now found in many technological applications with a variety of different functions.
Māori data specialists not consulted on facial recognition technology - data sovereignty expert
Māori data specialists are accusing the government of ignoring them while going ahead and expanding the reach of facial recognition technology.
DeFi blockchain ecosystem powered by facial recognition becomes Aus first
BAXE, IDEMIA, and Haventec have partnered to launch a decentralised blockchain ecosystem using facial authentication for identity verification in Australia. .