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Biometric Research Notes: FLIR Systems

The stock price of FLIR Systems is projected to rise over 25 percent over the next year. The firm which…

 

Pennsylvania to use Animetrics facial recognition system

The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has selected Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3-D facial recognition and identity management solutions,…

 

Biometric attendance system introduced in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is the first territory in India to have all its students, teachers and health care workers register their attendance using…

 

Biometric smart card glitch encountered in Punjab

Now that smart cards for pensioners have been rolled-out as part of India’s electronic benefit transfer scheme, reports on the…

 

Identity fraud costs Australian government billions

Fraud costs the Australian government about $4 billion a year, according to the country’s Attorney General. In Victoria, a region that…

 

Kuwait to extend biometric security to all ports

Kuwait’s Interior Ministry will implement the second phase of its fingerprint system at all land and seaports, according to the Al-Shahed…

 

Pakistani agency wants biometrics for elections

Tariq Malik, Chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), argued in an interview on Pakistan Television that the…

 

NY state leaders want Medicaid fraud technology bill

The repeated death in the New York State Assembly of an anti-fraud Medicaid Bill has prompted Tonawanda City Mayor Ron…

 

BIO-key scores high in NIST evaluation

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Proprietary Fingerprint Template II (PFT II) Evaluation measures the performance of fingerprint…

 

South African welfare agency issues biometric MasterCards

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has teamed up with MasterCard in a bid to offer its clients biometric…

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