facial recognition

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
OCR Labs upgrades gov digital ID accreditation

OCR Labs upgrades gov digital ID accreditation

Joins myGovID with biometric-enabled accreditation.
Mar 9 2022 3:11PM
Europe's bid for AI standard faces long road

Europe's bid for AI standard faces long road

Lawmakers start years-long negotiation.
Feb 17 2022 12:38PM
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
Australian Federal Police restricts free software trials after Clearview AI

Australian Federal Police restricts free software trials after Clearview AI

Privacy watchdog left unconvinced.
Dec 16 2021 1:24PM
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
Cop-used Clearview AI breached Australians' privacy, investigation finds

Cop-used Clearview AI breached Australians' privacy, investigation finds

Image search tool trialled by police agencies.
Nov 3 2021 11:25AM
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
7-Eleven disables facial image capture on customer feedback tablets

7-Eleven disables facial image capture on customer feedback tablets

After adverse privacy ruling.
Oct 14 2021 12:33PM
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
OCR Labs earns govt digital ID accreditation

OCR Labs earns govt digital ID accreditation

Becomes first private identity provider to do so.
Aug 17 2021 10:20AM
NAB pilots facial recognition for identity verification

NAB pilots facial recognition for identity verification

Tests how solution matches up to government's AI ethics principles.
Jul 12 2021 12:07PM
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
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
Amazon shifts some voice, face recognition computing to own chips

Amazon shifts some voice, face recognition computing to own chips

Follows moves by other tech giants.
Nov 13 2020 6:30AM

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