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Aware Wins $38M Contract from UK Home Office

Aware Wins $38M Contract from UK Home Office

“BioSP is the leading biometric platform because of its rich feature set, rapid configurability, and proven reliability for mission-critical applications, all provided as an off-the-shelf software product.” – Rob Mungovan, Vice President Biometrics at Aware. Aware, Inc. has won a major biometric contract with the UK government, the company has announced. It’s going to assist…

IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA is looking to raise its profile in the UK with a new “Pop-Up Innovation Center” that will be situated in the Queen Elizabeth II Center. That’s right in Westminster, right in the heart of London. The Pop-Up Innovation Center will essentially act as a demo showroom, with IDEMIA announcing in a statement that it…

UK Police Face Legal Challenges Over Use of Facial Recognition

UK Police Face Legal Challenges Over Use of Facial Recognition

Police authorities in the UK are being challenged over their use of public surveillance systems based on facial recognition technology. An organization called Big Brother Watch, working with politician Baroness Jenny Jones, has written letters to the heads of the Home Office and London’s Metropolitan Police Service asking them to either halt the use of…

uGuardian Brings Biometric Access To Small Business Owners

uGuardian Brings Biometric Access To Small Business Owners

Biometric and RFID manufacturer ZKAccess has partnered with cloud-based products and services provider Processing Point. Together the companies aim to provide biometric fingerprint door locks to small business and home office owners. The initiative has already born fruit, with the announcement of a new line of fingerprint door locks, aggressively priced for said target markets, called…