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Home Office seeks Biometric Bidders for Facial Recognition Technology

After encountering problems with the use of iris scanners, UK’s Home Office has issued a notice to the public offering…

 

NEC to demonstrate Biometrics Technologies at IfSec South Africa

NEC Corporation (NEC) will exhibit its latest in security and surveillance solutions at the IfSec South Africa next week. During…

 

US / Korea Traveler Program includes Biometric Fingerprinting

The U.S.A and the Republic of Korea have launched a reciprocal program where low-risk travelers of both countries can sign-up…

 

Islamabad Courts use Biometrics Attendance Systems

The Islamabad District Courts have been equipped with biometric time attendance systems to ensure that personnel from the Judiciary arrive…

 

U.S. cities increasingly using BRS Labs’ Biometric Surveillance

San Francisco is poised to become the latest city using AISight software to detect suspicious activity. Behavioral Recognition System Labs…

 

Canadian Refugee Reform Bill including Biometrics clears Commons

A new version of the 2010 Bill C-11 (or Balanced Refugee Reform Act) was passed by the Canadian House of…

 

Biometrics Company Cognitec Turns 10

German firm Cognitec Systems GmbH, leading provider of face recognition technology, is celebrating a decade of success and growth. The…

 

Ghana wraps up Biometrics Voting Registration

Last weekend, the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana wrapped up the registration of biometric voters. The Acting Director of Public…

 

TechConnect will host Biometrics Forum next week

The Times West Virginian reported there will be a forum next week determining how to move West Virginia’s biometrics industry…

 

Facebook’s Biometric Facial Recognition Feature Comes Under Fire

Facebook’s facial recognition feature has come under fire from Irish regulators and now Germany as well. However, the German privacy…

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