biometrics

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
Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Until US laws introduced to regulate the tech.
Jun 12 2020 6:37AM
Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Biometrics database trialled with hundreds displaced over summer.
Jun 5 2020 11:50AM
Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Unisys checking system goes live.
Jun 4 2020 11:04AM
Services Australia's voice biometrics library passes 1.2 million

Services Australia's voice biometrics library passes 1.2 million

Customers sign-up in increasing numbers after user improvements.
May 21 2020 6:48AM
Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Will join Victoria, SA and Tasmania.
May 13 2020 6:22AM
NAB reveals swag of tech updates

NAB reveals swag of tech updates

Branches out with digital enhancements.
May 11 2020 2:59AM

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