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Access Control

Biometric access control is a form of security. Physical access control regulates who or what can access locations such as building, campuses, rooms, or safes, and therefore ranges from automatic doors to padlocks. Logical access control limits accessibility to computer networks, accounts, systems and data. Find biometric access control solutions here.


South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs to deploy biometric technology at border posts

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs is looking to integrate biometric technology such as fingerprint and facial recognition in its…


Bank Muscat launches biometric system compatible with national ID card

Financial services firm Bank Muscat announced it has introduced a biometric system that is compatible with the national identification card….


Border security conference World BORDERPOL Congress to be held in Hungary

The third annual World BORDERPOL Congress will be held December 9-11 at the Kempinski Corvinus Hotel Budapest in Hungary. According…


MorphoTrust awarded $85M TSA contract to expedite airport passengers

MorphoTrust USA announced it has been awarded with an $85 million contract from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide…


Facial recognition and biometric screening to be deployed at Australian airports

Australian Customs and Border Protection Services is rolling out facial recognition and biometric screening at the departure gates of all…


Authentify to release extension to device-based biometric multifactor authenticator

Authentify announced at this week’s BlackHat USA 2014 conference it is introducing xFA Smart Choice, an extension to its xFA…


BIOMIDS names president and COO

Biometric security firm Biometric Identification and Security Systems, Inc. (BIOMIDS) announced it has named former Worcester Polytechnic Institute president Dennis…


Facial recognition to be tested at Japan airports

Japan’s Ministry of Justice will begin trialing facial recognition technology for automated immigration gates at the Narita and Haneda airports…


DHS and CBP launch Maryland facility for biometric entry/exit testing

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, along with Customs and Border Protection have launched a new test…


Launchkey supports facial recognition login in latest update

LaunchKey has just unveiled a new facial recognition login system for use with online services like WordPress. According to a…

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