biometrics

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

Aimed at protecting marginalised groups.
May 15 2019 12:39PM
Acer, UTS partner for attention span boosting analytics pilot

Acer, UTS partner for attention span boosting analytics pilot

Tapping biometrics to understand where students get lost.
Apr 11 2019 6:55AM
US blocks Amazon efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition

US blocks Amazon efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition

Stakeholders want assurances around civil liberties.
Apr 5 2019 12:47PM
Incumbent scores big after national biometrics system fail

Incumbent scores big after national biometrics system fail

ACIC hands IDEMIA $34m to continue NAFIS support.
Feb 19 2019 7:04AM
Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates

And another lines up.
Feb 12 2019 7:20AM
Auditor lashes junked national biometrics project after significant failures

Auditor lashes junked national biometrics project after significant failures

"Deficient in almost every significant respect".
Jan 21 2019 6:28PM
Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology

Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology

Bans use for unlawful discrimination.
Dec 7 2018 12:01PM
ACIC spent $26m on dumped NEC biometrics system

ACIC spent $26m on dumped NEC biometrics system

Would have cost $47m more to complete.
Nov 30 2018 10:19AM
In your face, passwords: big three browsers all adopt authentication API

In your face, passwords: big three browsers all adopt authentication API

Standard not signed off, but already ubiquitous.
Aug 1 2018 11:04AM
Microsoft wants facial recognition technology regulated

Microsoft wants facial recognition technology regulated

Calls for government legal intervention.
Jul 16 2018 6:40AM
Home Affairs 'face on the move' biometrics trial scores 94 percent

Home Affairs 'face on the move' biometrics trial scores 94 percent

In Aussie airport first.
Jul 11 2018 10:18AM
Sydney Airport begins 'couch-to-gate' biometrics trial

Sydney Airport begins 'couch-to-gate' biometrics trial

For select Qantas passengers.
Jul 5 2018 5:09PM
Scientists develop smartphone screen fingerprint sensor

Scientists develop smartphone screen fingerprint sensor

Holy grail of biometric authentication?
Jul 4 2018 2:03PM
NSW RMS replaces facial recognition system

NSW RMS replaces facial recognition system

Dumps Morpho for NEC.
Jul 2 2018 11:45AM
NEC loses national biometrics database project

NEC loses national biometrics database project

Over ongoing delays and cost overruns.
Jun 15 2018 3:30PM
Sydney Airport to run face recognition throughout terminals

Sydney Airport to run face recognition throughout terminals

For passenger pre-boarding and arrivals.
May 31 2018 6:02AM
NSW govt invests $12m in facial matching services

NSW govt invests $12m in facial matching services

To participate in national scheme.
May 30 2018 12:12PM
NSW Police buys 1000 biometric scanners for the beat

NSW Police buys 1000 biometric scanners for the beat

Will tether with smartphones.
May 28 2018 12:10PM
DFAT spruiks facial recognition scheme to improve data disclosure

DFAT spruiks facial recognition scheme to improve data disclosure

Currently handles biometric information requests via email.
Apr 30 2018 6:39AM
Vic govt concerned with "breadth" of facial recognition laws

Vic govt concerned with "breadth" of facial recognition laws

Cracks emerge in intergovernmental agreement.
Apr 20 2018 12:56PM

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