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US Biometric and identity intelligence programme

While technology has made life more automated and easier, it has also allowed nefarious persons to clone or forge passports, including the biometric data...
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China to use bus with facial biometrics

Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corporation has launched a “healthcare bus” with integrated facial biometrics and thermal imaging to ensure safer public transport during the coronavirus...
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US airport to test facial recognition at check-ins

An airport in Atlanta, Georgia, plans to test facial recognition at domestic flight check-in counters. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the trial at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport forms...
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Ongoing Twitter investigation after crypto scam

Twitter says its investigation into its crypto “security incident” is still ongoing and informed users that they may be unable to tweet or reset...

International mDL Standard Approved & Published

On 30 September 2021 the American Association of Motor Vehicles released the following news bulletin, announcing a critical benchmark in the deployment of mDLs...
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US Homeland Security expands biometric collection

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to expand its use of biometric data for immigration purposes. DHS says it wants to publish...

The replication of biophotonic structures

Photonic devices are based on regularly structured materials or material combinations with periodicities in the order of the wavelength of visible light. These structures...

China to Launch Nationwide Digital ID Card in 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced last week that the country is planning to launch a digital national ID card before the end of the...

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What are the key features of a modern electronic passport?

Over the last years, more and more countries decided to switch to polycarbonate for the data page of their new electronic passports. The main...