biometrics

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

LiveScan now supported until 2026.
Mar 31 2020 3:09PM
WA prepares for national face matching database upload

WA prepares for national face matching database upload

Introduces biometrics sharing laws.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM
myGovID facial recognition trials slated for mid-2020

myGovID facial recognition trials slated for mid-2020

Biometric tests for digital identity app progressing.
Mar 6 2020 3:50PM
Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for facial recognition regulation

Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for facial recognition regulation

Pope Francis hits out at information asymmetry.
Mar 2 2020 6:44AM
Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin aims to have 200,000 cameras across the city.
Feb 3 2020 6:53AM
DTA tries to shake off Australia's chequered digital ID past

DTA tries to shake off Australia's chequered digital ID past

Turns attention to marketing Govpass ahead of full launch.
Jan 20 2020 1:12PM
EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

To give it time to work out how to prevent abuses.
Jan 17 2020 1:18PM
Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Rollout now planned from 2021.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
Three states complete national face matching database upload

Three states complete national face matching database upload

Driver's licence data from millions now in central system.
Dec 11 2019 1:25PM
Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Confusion over border IT project continues.
Nov 28 2019 6:55AM
Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Confirms identity in less than 60 seconds.
Oct 1 2019 6:55AM
Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

But no word on status of arrivals deal.
Sep 27 2019 10:55AM
Qantas CIO aims LiDAR at improved passenger flows in airports

Qantas CIO aims LiDAR at improved passenger flows in airports

Also deploys IoT sensors on ground-based machinery.
Sep 26 2019 1:35PM
First states upload data to national facial recognition system

First states upload data to national facial recognition system

Victoria, Tasmania play national guinea pigs.
Sep 17 2019 11:57AM
Qld deploys new Unisys biometrics system for licence applications

Qld deploys new Unisys biometrics system for licence applications

Continues fight against identity fraud.
Sep 11 2019 11:25AM
Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
Aug 23 2019 7:02AM
Sydney Airport is continuing its facial recognition trials

Sydney Airport is continuing its facial recognition trials

But says system isn’t capturing images without passengers' consent.
Jul 25 2019 12:29PM
Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls

Only operational trial paused.
Jul 15 2019 7:25AM
NSW looks to facial recognition as Opal card alternative

NSW looks to facial recognition as Opal card alternative

Proposes “frictionless transport payments”.
Jul 10 2019 4:59PM
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

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