biometrics

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
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

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