biometrics

Service NSW shortlists face matching tech for identity verification

Service NSW shortlists face matching tech for identity verification

Plan to bring software to digital channels progresses.
Apr 7 2022 6:35AM
ANU to go passwordless

ANU to go passwordless

Primes Forticode’s Cipherise for 2022 rollout.
Mar 11 2022 6:25AM
National facial recognition database to transition to new provider

National facial recognition database to transition to new provider

As part of managed services shakeup at Home Affairs.
Jan 28 2022 1:20PM
Service NSW to bring facial verification to digital channels

Service NSW to bring facial verification to digital channels

And reveals plans for decentralised 'credential vault'.
Nov 18 2021 1:28PM
Adelaide council to ban SA Police using facial recognition tech on new CCTV network

Adelaide council to ban SA Police using facial recognition tech on new CCTV network

Until state government passes laws that address privacy issues.
Nov 10 2021 5:21PM
NSW Police wants platform to create "complete biometric profile" of crims

NSW Police wants platform to create "complete biometric profile" of crims

Looks to replace PhotoTrac facial recognition system.
Nov 5 2021 1:30PM
Health ministers urged to take action on home quarantine app privacy fears

Health ministers urged to take action on home quarantine app privacy fears

Protections lacking, civil society groups warn.
Oct 14 2021 5:49PM
NSW to trial facial recognition, geolocation app for home quarantine

NSW to trial facial recognition, geolocation app for home quarantine

Adopts same technology as South Australia.
Sep 17 2021 1:35PM
ATO pilots facial verification on myGovID

ATO pilots facial verification on myGovID

Public beta gets underway.
Sep 7 2021 6:56AM
SA govt trials home quarantine app with facial recognition, GPS tracking

SA govt trials home quarantine app with facial recognition, GPS tracking

Built in-house in less than three months.
Aug 24 2021 12:41PM
Researchers bypass Windows Hello facial recognition biometrics

Researchers bypass Windows Hello facial recognition biometrics

Specialised camera hardware needed to mitigate against attack.
Jul 14 2021 6:22PM
Clear Secure targets US$4.34 billion valuation in US IPO

Clear Secure targets US$4.34 billion valuation in US IPO

Uses biometric technology to validate identity.
Jun 24 2021 12:16PM
Human Rights Commission calls for temporary ban on 'high-risk' govt facial recognition

Human Rights Commission calls for temporary ban on 'high-risk' govt facial recognition

And an independent AI safety commissioner.
May 28 2021 6:30AM
Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

Contactless alternative to cash and card payments.
Apr 21 2021 11:53PM
86 400 looks to strengthen customer sign-up process

86 400 looks to strengthen customer sign-up process

Using behavioural analytics.
Feb 26 2021 6:55AM
Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Looks to replace existing devices for collection, verification.
Feb 22 2021 11:59AM
UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

Says law enforcement must ensure technology does not reinforce biases.
Nov 27 2020 6:55AM
Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Ahead of private sector expansion.
Nov 17 2020 1:24PM
Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle US facial recognition lawsuit

Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle US facial recognition lawsuit

After raising settlement offer by US$100m.
Aug 21 2020 6:42AM
NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

History comes back to bite.
Jun 17 2020 6:33AM

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