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News, interviews and editorials in regards to government contracts of biometric systems and national deployments.

 

Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….

 

Medbox uses biometrics to verify medical marijuana users

Medbox Inc., a provider of a patented machine that dispenses medication to individuals based on biometric identification, is focusing on…

 

Canada, U.S., to share traveller and refugee biometric data

In order to control flows of refugees, Canada and United States will begin to share traveller’s biometric information by 2014….

 

Biometric workforce management systems kept Olympics on budget

Human Recognition Systems, a biometric identity solutions firms, recently announced that its biometric workforce management systems had been used at…

 

Spoofing threatens biometrics security

Spoofing is something that biometric security providers dread. While we enjoy spoofs on television, this is no laughing matter when…

 

Can biometric technology reign in India’s corruption?

Biometrics technology is expected to reign in India’s rampant corruption, especially where poor laborers and migrant workers are concerned. A…

 

Workforce management tools let corporate workers work at home

Working from home used to be a breeze. You would have total control of your time. Bosses did not dictate…

 

SIA claims biometrics can reduce Medicare and Medicaid fraud

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently tesified to the Senate Finance Committee that biometrics technology can contribute to a better…

 

NBI biometrics centers expand

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in the Philippines recently implemented a new Biometrics Clearance System to improve quality of…

 

Biometrics data to be collected from foreign visitors to India

Foreign nationals visiting India as tourists or working may soon have their biometrics data collected. India will pilot the project…

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