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  • QLD deploying new facial image processing for driver licences

    Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has signed a new deal with Unisys to provide facial image processing technology and services for the state’s smart card driver licences.

    Written by Byron Connolly11 Sept. 19 16:03
  • Convenience isn't king for consumers signing in

    Consumers ranked security as more important than convenience in logging on to most kinds of app, especially those related to money, according to a global survey by IBM.

    Written by George Nott06 Feb. 18 12:34
  • Facial recognition coming to Australian airports

    The federal government will spend $22.5 million over the next three years deploying facial recognition technology at Australia’s airports, eliminating the need for travelers to produce passports at gates.

    Written by Byron Connolly27 July 17 16:14
  • IT security concerns reach new high

    The Australian public’s concern about security issues is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, according to research.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 11:06
  • ATO rolls out voice biometrics for online services

    ​The Australian Tax Office has integrated voice biometric technology into its mobile app, allowing taxpayers to quickly and easily prove their identity when engaging with the ATO’s suite of online services.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner22 Jan. 16 10:45
  • Windows 10 embraces iris scans, facial recognition

    Microsoft is embracing biometric login with a new feature of Windows 10 that can recognize faces, fingerprints and irises for authentication it claims is more secure than passwords.

    Written by Tim Greene18 March 15 05:29
  • New lie detector relies on full-body suit for better accuracy

    When you are hooked up to a polygraph lie detector there is only a 60 percent chance a skilled examiner will spot a lie, giving you pretty good odds to get away with one or two untruths. However, Dutch and British scientists have found a way to amp up the accuracy of lie detection to 75 percent by monitoring a suspect's movements with a full-body suit.

    Written by Loek Essers06 Jan. 15 00:28
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