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Precise Biometrics Hires New Chief Commercial Officer

Late last month, Thomas Marschall, CEO and president of Precise Biometrics announced the new chief commercial officer and executive vice…

 

Biometric Security combats South African Social Welfare Fraud

The U.S. National Biometric Security Project reported that South Africa will be using a new biometric-based payment system that will…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Fujitsu Combines Palm Vein and Fingerprint Verification

Recently, Fujitsu revealed the creation of the world’s first biometric system that combines both palm vein recognition with fingerprint verification….

 

Fiji gets Biometric Voter Registration

Logistics for electronic voting registration are being implemented in Fiji for its 2014 election. FijiVillage.com reports that Elections Office logistic…

 

Government Industry Panel discusses Challenges in Biometrics Systems

The IJIS Institute will lead a new joint Government Industry Panel to discuss interoperability issues in biometric systems on July…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

 

Imation Defender F200 for Flash Drive Security

Imation Defender F200 Biometric Flash Drive is now available on the market. What makes this flash drive sexy is its…

 

Dutch Parliamentarian Questions Privacy of Passport Biometrics

Dutch home affairs minister Liesbeth Spies is being urged to protect biometric details of Dutch passports from US authorities. Morpho…

 

Identive Smart Cards vs. Cyber Attacks

Identive Group, Inc. inked a big contract with a U.S. government agency as its Santa Ana-based company sets to supply…

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