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Confirms identity in less than 60 seconds.
Oct 1 2019 6:55AM
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
Also deploys IoT sensors on ground-based machinery.
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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
Continues fight against identity fraud.
Sep 11 2019 11:25AM
Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain
Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
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Sydney Airport is continuing its facial recognition trials
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Jul 25 2019 12:29PM
Australia's airport smartgate upgrade stalls
Only operational trial paused.
Jul 15 2019 7:25AM
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
Aimed at protecting marginalised groups.
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Acer, UTS partner for attention span boosting analytics pilot
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US blocks Amazon efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition
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ACIC hands IDEMIA $34m to continue NAFIS support.
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Second Aussie airport gets new contactless arrivals smartgates
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Auditor lashes junked national biometrics project after significant failures
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Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology
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In your face, passwords: big three browsers all adopt authentication API
Standard not signed off, but already ubiquitous.
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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
In Aussie airport first.
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