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Fingerprint Cards AB Launches New Fingerprint Sensor, Leads the Pack in ESD Resistance

Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC), a company that specializes in biometric technology, is launching its latest product: the FPC1011F3 fingerprint…

 

DARPA develops Active Authentication Program to Replace Conventional Biometrics

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the Department of Defense is currently working to develop a new technological…

 

European Commission to use Biometric Smart Card Licenses from 2013

Changes are being made in the issuance of driving licenses in European Commission (EC) member countries. The EC is paving…

 

NIST Hosts Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Workshop Today in Maryland

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in cooperation with the State of Maryland and Montgomery County, Maryland will…

 

Biometrics Facial, Fingerprint and Iris Recognition Technologies Still Face Challenges

The constant clamor for a centralized and overall better means of international identification has led for advanced technologies in the…

 

Fingerprint Scanner used for Welsh High School Access

Amidst criticism surrounding the use of biometrics in schools, a north Wales high school has fingerprinted its pupils in order…

 

Voice Biometrics Improve with New Human Machine Interface Coprocessor

Spansion Inc. and Nuance Communications Inc. have unveiled Spansion Acoustic Coprocessor, the industry’s first human machine interface (HMI) coprocessor that enables…

 

CLEAR Expands DFW Airport with Fingerprint Scanners

Yesterday, BiometricUpdate.com reported that CLEAR fast-pass lanes have returned to San Francisco International Airport, and today, CLEAR has expanded its…

 

New Biometric Passport for Liberians to Prevent Forgery

The Liberia ECOWAS Biometric Passport has been officially launched in the United States capital of Washington D.C. The launch was…

 

TechConnect West Virginia Biometrics Forum discusses Local Job Growth

As reported on BiometricUpdate.com last week, TechConnect West Virginia hosted The Biometrics Forum yesterday in Fairmont called “Next Steps in…

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