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

 

Smartmatic spins off new parent company, SGO, with British lord

Biometrics voting technology provider Smartmatic announced it has launched its new venture, SGO, which will evolve the business beyond election…

 

Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region to use biometric voter identification in upcoming elections

Gilgit–Baltistan, the northernmost administrative territory of Pakistan, has decided to implement a biometrics system to cut down on voter fraud…

 

Election Commision of Pakistan says implementing a biometric system for polling would take six months

With the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government election set for November 15th, Election Commission of Pakistan officials met last week to discuss…

 

India pursuing multi-fold expansion of citizen biometric registration scheme

Demonstrating a massive reversal in policy, the coalition government led by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embraced the massive,…

 

Pakistan considers biometric-based e-voting, installs biometric system at airports

Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) director Burhan Rasool recently said that biometrics-based electronic voting is definitely possible in Pakistan as…

 

SuperCom presenting mobile money solutions at Cartes Secure Connexions 2014

SuperCom announced it will be presenting its e-government, mobile payment and mobile money solutions at the payment, identification and mobility…

 

McAfee partners with Atlantic Council in new study that explores online and e-voting

McAfee has sponsored a new Atlantic Council study that explores how online voting and e-voting could become more integrated in…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week ending September 14

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Nigeria to issue national Mastercard-branded biometric ID cards

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced it has launched the eID pilot program, issuing MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments…

 

Notre Dame researchers using iris recognition to improve accuracy of Somaliland election process

A biometrics expert at the University of Notre Dame is working with the Somaliland government to help the country use…

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