Elections

Biometric systems are being increasingly deployed to ensure a fair and efficient election. These systems include solutions for voter registration, voting, tallying and identification. Common modalities include fingerprint recognition, palm vein recognition, iris recognition and facial recognition.

Two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows software and its EcoID fingerprint readers to…

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DERMALOG biometric devices arrive in Afghanistan ahead of national elections

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan has begun transferring 22,000 biometric capture devices from DERMALOG that arrived in Kabul…

 

BioSec introduces biometric voting solution

BioSec Group today introduced its new biometric voting solution. BS PalmVote replaces traditional identifiers with palm vein recognition and is…

 

Biometric device delivery for Afghan elections delayed

An expected shipment of biometric devices supplied by DERMALOG to Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has been delayed, TOLOnews reports….

 

Afghanistan training election officials on biometric system as vote looms

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has launched a training program to teach 250 employees how to use its biometric system…

 

Absentee ballots cast with biometric voting system in West Virginia

U.S. military personnel and overseas voters registered in West Virginia have begun casting absentee ballots for the upcoming November 6…

 

Afghanistan to procure 24,000 biometric units to identify voters in upcoming elections

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has reached an agreement to use biometric systems to ensure the legitimacy of upcoming elections,…

 

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner suggests biometric app over date of birth for voter authentication

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner has panned a plan to use date of birth as a way of authenticating online voters,…

 

Concerns raised about voting infrastructure security in mid-term elections

In the wake of mounting concerns over the security of the nation’s voting infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections –…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

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