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

 

Fingerprint Scanner used for Welsh High School Access

Amidst criticism surrounding the use of biometrics in schools, a north Wales high school has fingerprinted its pupils in order…

 

Voice Biometrics Improve with New Human Machine Interface Coprocessor

Spansion Inc. and Nuance Communications Inc. have unveiled Spansion Acoustic Coprocessor, the industry’s first human machine interface (HMI) coprocessor that enables…

 

CLEAR Expands DFW Airport with Fingerprint Scanners

Yesterday, BiometricUpdate.com reported that CLEAR fast-pass lanes have returned to San Francisco International Airport, and today, CLEAR has expanded its…

 

New Biometric Passport for Liberians to Prevent Forgery

The Liberia ECOWAS Biometric Passport has been officially launched in the United States capital of Washington D.C. The launch was…

 

TechConnect West Virginia Biometrics Forum discusses Local Job Growth

As reported on BiometricUpdate.com last week, TechConnect West Virginia hosted The Biometrics Forum yesterday in Fairmont called “Next Steps in…

 

Biometric Voter Registration Fraud reported in Sierra Leone

The National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone has announced that 794 people were caught engaging in registration fraud during a…

 

NIST recognizes 3M Cogent’s Latent Fingerprint Algorithm Most Accurate

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognizes 3M Cogent’s latent fingerprint algorithm as achieving the highest accuracy score….

 

Nigerian Biometric Reconciliation Panel to resolve Verification Issues

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity in Nigeria has inaugurated a 10-man inter-ministerial Biometric Reconciliation Panel to resolve verification…

 

Thailand to set up Nationwide Citizen ID Data Center

The Thai government will be setting up a nationwide citizen information data center by 2013 to improve information sharing among…

 

Canada to eavesdrop at airports, border crossings

Canada announced this week that it will begin using high-definition cameras and microphones capable of recording conversations between travelers at…

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