Amidst Data Breaches and Work from Home, This Company is Making a Name for Itself in Cybersecurity
(Yahoo Finance, Sep 02, 2021)
Biometrics In Humanitarian Action: A Delicate Balance
(Humanitarian Law & Policy, Sep 02, 2021)
Feds Are Increasing Use of Facial Recognition Systems – Despite Calls For a Moratorium
(Yahoo News, Sep 02, 2021)
Despite growing opposition, the U.S. government is on track to increase its use of controversial facial recognition technology. The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report on Aug. 24, 2021, detailing current and planned use of facial recognition technology by federal agencies. The GAO surveyed 24 departments and agencies – from the Department of Defense to the Small Business Administration – and found that 18 reported using the technology and 10 reported plans to expand their use of it.
Materna IPS Completes Retrofit of Facial Recognition Technology at Haneda Airport
(Passenger Terminal Today, Sep 02, 2021)
German technology developer Materna IPS has equipped more than 100 of its self-bag-drop (SBD) systems at Tokyo International Airport, Haneda, with the latest facial recognition technology. The Materna IPS One ID kiosk combines the SBD process with check-in by using biometric facial scanning technology to verify the passenger’s ID. This not only streamlines the check-in process but also minimizes contact with staff, helping to improve efficiency and health and safety.
$ 3.78 Bn Growth Opportunity in Facial Recognition Market 2021-2025
(PR Newswire, Sep 02, 2021)
Australia’s Home Quarantine App Uses Facial Recognition Technology To Make Sure You Haven’t Left Your House
(Daily Caller, Sep 02, 2021)
An Australian state is testing out a new app that uses facial recognition technology to ensure residents are complying with COVID-19 home quarantine orders. The app, listed as Home Quarantine SA in app stores and unveiled by the South Australian government Aug. 23, uses geo-location and facial recognition software to track those quarantining themselves, South Australia Premier Steven Marshall told ABC News in an August interview. All South Australians ordered to quarantine must download the app.
IBIA Dispels Myths about Face Recognition Technology
(PR Newswire, Sep 02, 2021)
Connect ID: Conference & Exhibition: October 5 - 6, 2021
(, Sep 02, 2021)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
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Connect:ID is a world class identity conference and exhibition, showcasing practical implementations of trusted identity solutions, and highlighting how disruptive technology and policy decisions are driving much needed change.
Connect:ID is central to Governments, financial institutions, corporate end users, systems integrators, researchers, consultants, national and industry-focused media.