Elections

Biometric systems are being increasingly deployed to ensure a fair and efficient election. These systems include solutions for voter registration, voting, tallying and identification. Common modalities include fingerprint recognition, palm vein recognition, iris recognition and facial recognition.

Biometric voter identification could slash the costs of elections in South Africa, and the country should review its Electoral Act…

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Active military and overseas voters to vote in Denver elections with biometric Voatz app

The City of Denver will pilot mobile voting through the blockchain- and biometrics-based Voatz app for its municipal election in…

 

IDEMIA defends value of biometric voter kits to Kenyan committee

IDEMIA executives defended the performance of its biometric voting technology in an appearance before the National Assembly of Kenya’s Public…

 

Smartmatic extends global footprint for election automation technology

Smartmatic has announced deals with several high-profile clients in different geographic markets among its highlights in 2018, extending its global…

 

Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

 

Bangladesh Election Commission fights voter fraud with Crossmatch biometric technology

Crossmatch announced today that it has completed delivery of 150,000 of its optical fingerprint modules for use in electronic voting…

 

Biometric technology deployed to authenticate Florida poll workers and volunteers

Two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows software and its EcoID fingerprint readers to…

 

DERMALOG biometric devices arrive in Afghanistan ahead of national elections

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan has begun transferring 22,000 biometric capture devices from DERMALOG that arrived in Kabul…

 

BioSec introduces biometric voting solution

BioSec Group today introduced its new biometric voting solution. BS PalmVote replaces traditional identifiers with palm vein recognition and is…

 

Biometric device delivery for Afghan elections delayed

An expected shipment of biometric devices supplied by DERMALOG to Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has been delayed, TOLOnews reports….

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