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

 

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…

 

BioEnable unveils biometric child ID solution in India

BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a pioneering company in the field of advanced electronic automation, identification, and tracking products and services,…

 

DNA being used to track timber trafficking

DNA testing is now being used to track timber trafficking. Applied forestry genetic firm Double Helix Tracking Technologies provides a…

 

New biometric identity assurance standard approved

The Biometric Identity Assurance Services-Simple Object Access Protocol (BIAS SOAP profile) achieved another milestone as it has been awarded full…

 

Rapid DNA introduced to European law enforcement

IntegenX Inc., a developer of rapid human DNA identification technology, is currently introducing its RapidHIT human DNA identification system to…

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