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Danish researchers introduce new DNA-method to track seawater fish

University of Copenhagen researchers have introduced a new way of monitoring marine biodiversity and resources with the use of DNA…

 

Interpol and South African police host fingerprint experts

The Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO) hosted a 3-day meeting last week in Windhoek, attended by experts…

 

Jakarta issues e-ID cards with biometrics

The Jakarta Civil Registration Agency adopted biometrics through issuing new e-ID cards however only one million of 4.6 million e-ID…

 

Nigeria introduces biometric tracking for foreign oil workers

The Nigerian government said it will subject foreign oil workers to biometric capture to track their participation in the country’s…

 

Voters asked to approve levy for biometric crime database

Voters from King County have been encouraged in a Seattle Times editorial to approve and support a six-year $120 million…

 

Innometriks to demo multi-modal biometrics scanner

Innometriks will demonstrate its Rhino reader that utilizes Lumidigm fingerprint biometrics at the ASIS security convention in Philadelphia this September….

 

Philippines using biometrics to provide government pensions

The Philippines’ Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Globe Telecom Inc have recently inked a deal which will see more…

 

Biometrics can now track students on school buses

BlinkSpot recently announced national availability of the company’s first to market biometric solution for identifying, monitoring and reporting students as they…

 

Experts discuss using biometrics to fight crime in India

India lacks legislation, technology and the software needed to harness the full potential of biometrics in the field of forensic…

 

Cameroon embraces biometric voter registration

Elections Cameroon is undertaking a biometric registration process of all its voters to ensure transparency and credibility in future elections….

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