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.

 

Precise Biometrics releases interim report to shareholders

According to Precise Biometrics’ recent interim report to shareholders, the firm had a number of major achievements over the past…

 

Price for DNA Sequencing within our reach 5 to 10 years from now

It’s only a question of time before the price for DNA sequencing will become so cheap that it’s within our…

 

Spy planes, sensors, biometrics detect IEDs

Spy planes, sensors and biometrics have helped curb explosives that threaten US troops in Afghanistan. There have been significant increases…

 

Cross Match technologies acquired by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services business, has acquired Cross Match…

 

U.S. Senate to examine privacy and facial recognition technology

On Wednesday, July 18, Senator Al Franken, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law,…

 

Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….

 

Medbox uses biometrics to verify medical marijuana users

Medbox Inc., a provider of a patented machine that dispenses medication to individuals based on biometric identification, is focusing on…

 

New study shows iris recognition is not infallible

New research has shown that iris recognition is not an infallible source for biometric data as earlier believed.  Just like…

 

IntegenX has new director, office in DC

IntegenX Inc., developer of the rapid human DNA identification technology system known as RapidHIT, recently opened a new office in Washington,…

 

Biometric smart cards can eliminate health insurance fraud

SmartMetric, Inc., has developed a health insurance smart card as a means to respond to Medicare and Medicaid fraud that…

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