Schools

News and information about the use of biometrics in schools, or for the purpose of collecting biometrics from students. These systems can range from time & attendance systems, access control systems or cafeteria point-of-sale systems.

 

WFP education program in Pakistan using biometrics to verify identity

The World Food Programme’s (WFP) first cash-based assistance initiative for secondary school girls in Pakistan will be supported by biometric…

 

Biometric identification solution helps support national school meal program in Chile

NEC Corporation revealed that NEC Chile successfully trialed a biometric identification solution using fingerprint recognition technologies for the school meal…

 

Vatebra and Credence ID expand student verification platform

Vatebra, a solution provider in West Africa, and Credence ID are expanding its student ID project into three new countries….

 

Kenya universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students

Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary has directed universities and colleges to capture biometric data of all students within the next 120…

 

Ohio school piloting biometric solution by IDConnect

A school in Reynoldsburg, Ohio is piloting a biometrics-based identification solution by IDConnect to eliminate the need for student ID…

 

Yardstick introducing biometric enrollment and verification to its testing and eLearning environments

BioConnect and Yardstick are partnering to transform identity management in the professional testing and assessment industry. According to its website,…

 

EC funding project to identify and authenticate‎ post-secondary students

The European Commission is funding a three-year, US$7.7 million project to create an online evaluation system for universities. The project,…

 

UK school using biometric technology to verify students identity and register attendance

Three UK boarding schools have chosen Croma Security Solutions‘ Fastvein finger-vein biometric technology to provide access control to the schools,…

 

UKAid to conduct biometrics registration exercise for 3,000 Kenyan schoolchildren

UKAid is supporting the Adolescent Girls Initiative- Kenya (AGI-Kenya) to conduct a biometric registration exercise in which it will register…

 

Increasing adoption of biometrics technology by police, airports, financial institutions and schools top the news this week

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Iris recognition In…

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