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Smile, you're on candid camera: Jetblue passenger blows lid on DHS facial recognition program

April 24, 2019Paul Ragusa

I know I am aging myself here, but after reading about the JetBlue passenger who was none-too-happy to find out that her face would be used as ID for boarding, I thought back to the TV show of my youth called Candid Camera. Now if you are younger than 50 (yes, I am less than a month away from a half century old), you probably won't remember this show that featured a hidden camera with lovable host Allen Funt (and later with son Peter), who at the end of each skit would tell the person they are on...

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Millennium, Entertech offer biometric access control

January 8, 2014SSN Staff

AMHERST, N.Y. and NATICK, Mass.—Through its new partnership with Entertech Systems, U.S. operating partner for Suprema, Millennium Group is now offering Suprema's biometric devices to its customers in the health care and high-rise condo industries, the companies announced Jan. 8. BioEntryW, BioEntry Plus and BioStation T2 are among Suprema devices now integrated with Millennium products, including Millennium Entry, Millennium Expert and Millennium Enterprise, according to the news release. “This...

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FST21's $5m earmarked for U.S. expansion

September 11, 2013Martha Entwistle

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.—The majority of the $5 million cash infusion FST21 received will be spent on marketing and sales in the U.S. market, Shahar Belkin, CTO for FST21, told Security Systems News.“We want to be a big company in the field,” he said. “The next two years is a window of opportunity for us to grow in the U.S. market [before others copy the FST21 technology],” he said.Israel-based seed and early-stage fund LV Holdings led the fundraising round, which included...

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