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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.

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 15

Biometrics Week in Review: Aadhaar issues, Nigeria sets guidelines for biometric databases, NSA comments on using facial recognition on American`s,…

 

Namibian Biometric Research Lab publishes list of biometric e-voting criteria ahead of presidential election

The Biometric Research Laboratory has published a list of electronic voting selection criteria, ahead of Namibia’s upcoming biometric election. According…

 

Biometric voter registration to be used for 2018 Pakistan election

The Election Commission of Pakistan announced last week it will began using electronic voting machines at the upcoming 2018 general…

 

Enrollment agencies in major Aadhaar dispute

Private businesses that are engaged in Aadhaar enrollment are protesting the high penalties being levied on them by the Unique…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 8

Biometrics Week in Review: Apple debuts TouchID API, Facial recognition 30% more accurate, NEC launches MAG1C, facial recognition vending machines,…

 

Philippines makes biometric voter enrollment mandatory

Philippine officials have announced that biometric voter enrollment will be mandatory in order to vote in the upcoming 2016 elections….

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 25

Biometrics Week in Review: Samsung to expand biometrics use, Indian election to impact Aadhaar, new mobile healthcare and fitness app,…

 

Indian election to impact Aadhaar

The historic win of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recent national election might result in changes…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 11

Biometrics Week in Review: multi-lab testing of rapid DNA technology, Fingerprint Cards order for touch sensors, Stanford prof looks to…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of April 26

Biometrics Week in Review: Cross Match acquires DigitalPersona, update on SmartMetric’s biometrics-activated card, NEC’s facial recognition PC unlock app, Samsung…

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