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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 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…

 

Suprema to supply biometric live scanners for 2016 Ugandan elections, Zetes to deliver

Suprema has announced that its biometric live scanners will be used for voter registration and identification in the run up to…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of April 19

Biometrics Week in Review: Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint hack, Fingerprint Cards order for touch sensors, CardLogix encoding engine for ID…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of April 12

Biometrics Week in Review: Cognitec boasts NIST test results, Eximbank deploys fingerprint authentication, AGNITiO’s mobile voice biometrics platform, banking apps…

 

Biometric voter enrollment engenders rewards and risks

Ensuring quick and precise voter enrollment and identification is the cornerstone of any credible election. Biometric systems are increasingly being…

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