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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.


European visa applicants from UAE subject to biometric scans

As part of the Visa Information System that was introduced by the European Commission, all diplomatic missions from Schengen zone…


Fulcrum Biometrics included on Inc. 5000 list

Citing rapid sales growth for its biometric identification system and devices, Fulcrum Biometrics was named as one of the fastest…


MSU and NEC collaborate on biometrics research

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), the leading provider of innovative biometrics, IT, communication products, will help fund ongoing biometrics research…


IWS CloudID, the next-generation identity management solution

ImageWare Systems, Inc. introduced IWS CloudID on Tuesday at the Biometric Consortium Conference and Biometric Technology Expo in Tampa, Florida….


Despite AuthenTec buy, no fingerprint technology for iPhone 5

Considering Apple’s AuthenTec acquisition earlier this year, industry experts predicted that the iPhone 5 would incorporate fingerprint technology.  While the…


Clarkson prof tackles fake fingerprints with new software

Think you can spoof a fingerprint scanner? Clarkson University professor Stephanie Schuckers has developed unique software to improve liveness detection and detect…


iView Systems’ biometric identification solution wins ASIS award

This year’s recipient of ASIS International “Security’s Best” Accolade Award is iView Systems’ iGWatch IP(TM) iDentify Face Search Module. It…


Wavestore predicts high demand for facial recognition software in 2013

The facial recognition software market appears to be poised for huge growth next year. In an article that appeared in…


DNA paternity, profiling, banking advocated in Nigeria

In Nigeria, men are encouraged to take a DNA paternity test to ensure they are the rightful father of their…


G4S admits to errors in prison visitor fingerprinting approach

Bosses at Oakwood Prison in the UK admitted that forcing children as young as two-years old to have their fingerprints…

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