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Singapore emergency responders to identify patients with biometrics by 2020

Paramedics and emergency service (EMS) responders in Singapore will be able to identify patients with fingerprints by 2020 to save…

 

Jagstar launches FaceFacts Pro for facial recognition systems

Facial recognition database provider Jagstar today officially launched its FaceFacts Pro identity verification solution following a three-week trial of the…

 

Sierra Leone Correctional Service deploys biometric registration system from Fix Solution

Fix Solution (SL) Ltd. and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) collaborated to introduce a biometric registration system for convicted…

 

Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

U.S. agencies working on standard for seamless communication between biometric databases

The U.S. Defense Department, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security are planning to establish a new standard in…

 

Biometrics play significant role in new US Army intelligence doctrine

Biometrics Enabled Intelligence (BEI) is playing a larger and essential role in U.S. Army intelligence, as described in the latest…

 

Scottish government proposes immediate deletion of expired facial images in new biometrics code

The Scottish government has won praise from the Open Rights Group with a draft Code of Practice which, if implemented…

 

Gates and Snowden contrast on Aadhaar

Microsoft founder Bill Gates told CNBC-TV18 in an exclusive interview that there are many advantages for implementing Aadhaar, the 12-digit…

 

Indian government plans expansion of biometric database for law enforcement

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to propose increased fingerprint collection for use in its Crime and Criminal Tracking…

 

Kenya set to launch national biometric registration to improve government services and security

Kenya’s Federal Government will begin a national biometric registration program this year, at an estimated cost of Sh3 billion (US$30…

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