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

 

825,000 DHS fingerprint records associated with multiple entries

According to internal investigators, 825,000 of the United States’ Homeland Security Department (DHS) fingerprint records appear to be associated with…

 

Certified by Apple, the future is bright for Tactivo for iPad

Tactivo(TM) for iPad has gained MFi approval by Apple and is now certified. Tactivo for iPad is the first product…

 

Precise Biometrics CTO says Tactivo product extends iOS security

Tactivo, a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone, represents a unique milestone for Precise Biometrics. The firm…

 

Police to use behavior recognition systems at RNC

Tampa police will be using “behavior recognition” surveillance cameras and specialized software at the Republican National Convention. The software, designed…

 

The Trouble with TrapWire

Over the past week, the press and the Twitterverse has been running rampant with stories about TrapWire, the counter-terrorism technology…

 

U.S. insurer offers free child fingerprinting

The New York Life Insurance Company is offering free child fingerprinting in Alabama. According to WAFF, a NBC television affiliate…

 

Biometric firm Evermedia ups revenue 375 percent

Biometric firm Evermedia Group, Inc. announced second quarter 2012 revenue of $703,620, an increase of more than 375 percent over…

 

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,…

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