Local Government

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Latest Headlines

Music app uses face recognition tech 20 June 2018

Audio processor software firm Zynaptiq has released a brand-new processor that uses techniques found in facial recognition algorithms, called Intensity.


Identity industry readies for connect:ID 26 April 2018

Critical emerging and evolving next-generation identity issues will be covered in-depth at industry leading event connect:ID 2018 next week in Washington.


FIDO Alliance and W3C claim standards milestone 11 April 2018

FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium announce progress in bringing simpler yet stronger web authentication to users around the world. 


Australian state ICs take aim at facial recognition laws 28 March 2018

Privacy bodies in Queensland and Victoria have questioned proposed laws underpinning the exchange of information through the federal government’s new facial biometrics matching scheme.

Features

Feature: Mobile identity and unlocking the DNA of trust

For financial service providers this  presents significant opportunities to better engage with customers in a much more personalised way, 
 


Holding ghosts accountable: Biometrics bring greater transparency to African public sector

The insidious nature of corruption presents a formidable obstacle for the improvement of any society. One of the more nuanced forms of corruption occurs through the employment of “ghost workers. But biometrics is being successfuly used to help eliminate the problem.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


India boldly takes biometrics where no country has gone before

Here is an in-depth overview of how well biometric technology is performing in India's UID project. And, more crucially, it explains why performance is so good?

 


The exchange of biometric data among government entities: The ANSI/NIST-ITL standard

This article is written by Brad Wing, Biometrics Standards Coordinator at NIST, and editor of the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard. The article reviews the history of the standard and gives examples of where it is in use today. This year, the standard will be expanded to meet the increased needs of Governments around the world for the exchange of biometrics and related information.


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