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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 CEO responds to Obama’s call for e-voting

Smartmatic’s CEO, Antonio Mugica, has expressed his support for President Obama’s call to action to make online voting, or e-voting,…

 

Ghana begins its biometric voter registration pilot project

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) started its biometric voter registration pilot project today, according to a report in News Ghana. A…

 

EU observer recommends against biometric voter verification for Pakistan’s next general elections

Michael Gahler, the head of European Union’s (EU) Follow-up Mission in Pakistan has advised the country against introducing electronic voting…

 

Uganda’s EC begins training staff to use biometric voter identification system

NTV is reporting that Uganda’s Electoral Commission has begun training staff to use the new biometric voter identification system and…

 

Biometrics and healthcare, cybersecurity, voter registration and law enforcement trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Healthcare The…

 

Biometrics to verify voters in Uganda; Zimbabwe and Pakistan evaluating costs, usability

Uganda’s electoral commission (EC) is to meet this week to explain its decision to use biometric voter verification in the…

 

Biometrics and banking, fingerprint authentication, wearables and security applications most popular this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Fingerprints Morpho…

 

Daon provides biometric voter registration software for Somaliland

Daon released details today about its role in providing biometric voter registration capabilities to the National Election Commission (NEC) in…

 

GenKey CEO discusses biometric identity and election management solutions

This year proved to be a notable one for GenKey with the company announcing several deployments throughout the world of…

 

Mobile biometric solution MorphoTablet secures the voting process in Egyptian parliamentary elections

For the third time in two years, the Egyptian government has deployed biometric MorphoTablets to secure the voting process. Morpho…

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