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UK court rules that police can use face recognition 04 September 2019

A British court ruled on Wednesday that police use of facial recognition systems does not violate privacy and human rights.


Fujitsu uses encryption tech with biometrics 02 August 2019

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology that can compare biometric information while it is still encrypted, with the same accuracy and processing speed as conventional biometric authentication systems.


Iris ID and Telaeris partner on mobile ID 13 June 2019

Iris ID, a  provider of iris recognition technology, today announced its multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform now offers gateless access control, time and attendance and employee mustering for both commercial and government markets.


Gavi, NEC, and Simprints develop immunisation solution 10 June 2019

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries.


Scientists use facial recognition technology to monitor ICU patients 04 June 2019

A team of Japanese scientists has published a study on a facial recognition system that can predict when patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) are at high risk of unsafe behavior such as accidentally removing their breathing tube, with moderate (75%) accuracy.

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CoxHealth enhances patient safety with new biometric tech

US care provider CoxHealth has said patients will soon have a new biometric layer of security when they check in for care at CoxHealth.


Smartmetric develops biometric healthcare card

Identity tech firm SmartMetric has created a biometric secured smartcard that stores your medical files, including medical scans and images.


Homeless shelter in Canada to use face recognition

The Calgary Drop-In Centre plans to use face recognition to identify clients that visit the shelter.


Walmart wins patent for medical records stored on biometric blockchain

Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that would store a person’s medical information in a blockchain database and allow first responders to retrieve it in the event of an emergency.


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