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Articles By T'ash Spenser

T’ash Spencer writes full time for BiometricUpdate.com. She has 15 years experience in the field of regional planning and earned her Master’s of Science in Regional Development Planning and Management from the University of Dortmund, Germany. Follow her @tashspencer1.

A 2009 Allied Bank heist that involved private security guards in Karachi has caused the Sindh Police, who are responsible…

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Ft. Lauderdale police using electronic fingerprinting for background checks

Fort Lauderdale Police have introduced live scan fingerprinting for employment background checks. Live Scan captures fingerprints electronically and transmits them…


GCC to fingerprint, iris scan migrant workers for health purposes

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will take measures to make all migrant workers submit fingerprints and iris scans for health…


Smiles banned for New Jersey driver’s licenses

Starting immediately, the New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is not permitting smiles on driver license photos due to…


Pune, India using biometric survey to identify illegal vendors

Pune, the seventh largest city in India, has been dealing with illegal merchandise vendors, referred to as “hawkers”, for years….


“Coast Guard City” looks at fingerprinting business license applicants

The city council of Newburyport, Massachusetts, dubbed the “Coast Guard City”, deliberated on a proposal requiring people who apply for…


Retired Florida police officer launches mobile biometrics business

An article in The Palm Beach Post, highlighted the story of a 56-year old former Florida Highway Patrol Trooper, Dwight…


Midwest security company offers access control with face and voice recognition

J. Becher & Associates Inc., an electrical contractor for commercial, industrial and residential industries, has been licensed to sell security…


DNA tracked suspected killer of one of Highway of Tears victims

DNA testing has proven yet again just how important and significant a tool it is in law enforcement and in…


Michigan to use biometrics for patient records

The state of Michigan will soon implement PatientSecure, a biometrics-based solution to streamline its patient care record system. PatientSecure is…

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