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Biometric Law Map

Biometric technologies are fast becoming valuable tools serving a wide range of different applications, including identifying individuals to confirm time worked and to allow them access to their computers and workplaces. A report released by Global Market Insights, Inc. estimates that the global market valuation for voice recognition technology, for example, will reach approximately $7 billion by 2026, in main part due to the surge of AI and machine learning across a wide array of devices including smartphones, healthcare apps, and banking apps, just to name a few. For businesses that want to deploy these technologies, which inevitably require the collection, storage, and/or disclosure of biometric information, there are a number of privacy and security compliance obligations to consider, as summarized below.

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