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Police to use behavior recognition systems at RNC

Tampa police will be using “behavior recognition” surveillance cameras and specialized software at the Republican National Convention. The software, designed…

 

The Trouble with TrapWire

Over the past week, the press and the Twitterverse has been running rampant with stories about TrapWire, the counter-terrorism technology…

 

U.S. insurer offers free child fingerprinting

The New York Life Insurance Company is offering free child fingerprinting in Alabama. According to WAFF, a NBC television affiliate…

 

Biometric firm Evermedia ups revenue 375 percent

Biometric firm Evermedia Group, Inc. announced second quarter 2012 revenue of $703,620, an increase of more than 375 percent over…

 

AOptix raises $42 million to enhance biometric products

AOptix, a firm specializing in biometric identity verification and high bandwidth wireless communications has obtained US$42 million from a new…

 

Philippines using biometrics to curb cash grant fraud

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Eastern Visayas, Philippines will be using biometrics to combat fraud in…

 

NIST sponsors biometric event in Tampa

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, 2012,…

 

Biometrics firm Human Recognition Systems hires new CEO

Human Recognition Systems, a UK-based enterprise biometric solutions firm, has today announced the appointment of John Tonkiss as the company’s…

 

Fingerprint attendance system for health department officers

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has decided to use a biometric fingerprint attendance system for all…

 

Grad student wins best paper award for biometrics research

Wong Wei Jing, a doctoral student from Swinburne University of Technology in Malaysia, recently received a best research paper award…

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