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Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…

 

South Africa rolls out social security biometric payment system

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will have their hands full as it implements the new biometric payment system….

 

Biometrics to make employment payments in rural India more reliable, transparent

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme is currently attempting to redress issues such as delay in payments to beneficiaries…

 

Overseas Workers for Korea to face Biometrics Security

South Korea has warned Philippine jobseekers seeking employment to be aware of its biometric immigration controls. The notice from the…

 

India to Launch Biometric Passports by 2013

The Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Bangalore started accepting manual application of passports at its Koramangala office on July. “Beginning…

 

New Canadian immigration law goes into effect

A new bill that claims to protect Canada’s immigration system received royal assent on June 29, after passing through the…

 

Iris scans are the next big thing for FBI

Iris scans will be the next big thing for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation as it plans to test…

 

Orphan children in Haryana, India subject to biometric data gathering

The Haryana state government in India will be gathering biometric data from children who are currently in orphanages, shelter homes or…

 

ImageWare Systems Lands Contract for Cargo Scanning Security in the Republic of Ecuador

Not long after ImageWare Systems released Biometric Engine 2.0 (which we reported on), its proprietary multi-biometric security solution for airports…

 

California’s Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Uses Biometric Tech from Kronos to Improve Productivity

In a move to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk and improve workforce productivity, California’s Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has…

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