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How biometrics can help the fight against COVID-19

With the worldwide impact of the Coronavirus pandemic multiplying exponentially, it seems very relevant to consider viruses, bacteria and transmission. What is the difference between a viral infection and a bacterial infection? What steps can we all take to stay healthy? And how can biometric readers help prevent the spread of disease? Almas is committed to supporting all of our customers during this period of uncertainly. Our readers are designed with safety in mind, and we believe that they are a practical solution which can help to prevent the spread of disease. Read on to find out more.

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CCTV was first used in Germany in 1942 during preparations for the launch of the V2 rocket. Wanting a way to safely monitor the launch, an engineer created a crude camera-in-a-box that could feed live images to a monitor located at a safe distance.

The GDPR and CCTV

With the GDPR Regulations a hot topic for all UK businesses right now, many people are getting in a panic about the implications of the new regulations for their day-to-day business. The obvious topics surrounding the application of GDPR have been extensively discussed, and while businesses must look closely at how they collect, store and manage personal data, some areas such as the usage of CCTV are often getting overlooked. Read on to find out more about how GDPR affects the use of CCTV.