Month: May 2017

The Department of Defense’s Special Operations Command unit is seeking more effective biometric identification devices for use in the field,…

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CSIR working on improving biometric ID techniques for minors

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an African research and development organization, is developing a biometric identification system…

 

Hong Kong considering using facial or fingerprint recognition in ATMs

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is considering using facial recognition or fingerprint technology in the city’s ATMs to increase financial…

 

Eazy, NCR to launch fingerprint payment service in Bahrain

Eazy Financial Services will launch the United Arab Emirates’ first biometric-enabled payment network powered by NCR Corporation in Bahrain, according…

 

AI firm BrainChip Holdings raises US$4.5M in private placement

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies developer BrainChip Holdings Ltd. has successfully raised AUS$6.0 million (US$4.5 million) through a…

 

JetBlue to roll out self-boarding program using facial recognition technology

JetBlue will partner with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and SITA to test a new “paperless and deviceless self-boarding…

 

Lawsuit alleges supermarket chain violated Illinois’ biometrics info privacy law

Employees at Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. have filed a class action suit alleging that the supermarket chain violated Illinois’ Biometric Information…

 

Advances in biometric technology could expand healthcare coverage in Africa

Advances in biometric technology are on the horizon which could be critical to the delivery of health services to many…

 

Synaptics executive discusses importance of encrypted fingerprint sensors

Synaptics executive Godfrey Cheng discussed in a recent blog post the importance of encrypted fingerprint sensors and how using a…

 

Gemalto study finds 48% of users expect mobile devices to be main ID form by 2025

Gemalto released its ‘Mobile Customer Experience’ report revealing that 48 percent of consumers expect a mobile device to become their…

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