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Indian police use face recognition app to track Covid-19 patients 30 March 2020

Police in India's Pune state have developed a facial recognition software system for surveillance of ‘Home Quarantined’ persons in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad cities. 


Russia prepares draft bill on healthcare digitalisation 27 March 2020

Russia's Duma has prepared a draft bill on healthcare digitalisation, which will increase the availability of medical care for citizens, including those diagnosed with COVID-19 ('Coronavirus'). 


Tanca.io launches face recognition solution 05 March 2020

Tanca.io - an online human resource management platform in Vietnam launches AI face recognition technology via mobile devices or CCTV, saying the solution helps businesses improve employee safety during the time of Covid-19.


FacePhi and NSSMART to partner on face recognition in Korean hospitals 02 March 2020

FacePhi has signed a collaboration agreement with NSSMART, a company specialized in the creation of automated operative solutions for medium and large-sized hospitals in South Korea


Ohio Attorney General publishes face recognition standards 24 February 2020

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Facial Recognition Task Force released a report    containing recommendations for the state’s facial-recognition syste

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Iris ID and Telaeris partner on mobile ID

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

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

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.


EU Council adopts biometric justice regulations

The EU Council has adopted two regulations establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems in the area of justice and home affairs. 


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