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The future of biometrics examined at Fairmont Conference

The conference “Next Step in Identity Technologies: Biometrics and Beyond” was held last month in Fairmont, WV to discuss the…

 

Cross Match technologies acquired by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services business, has acquired Cross Match…

 

U.S. Senate to examine privacy and facial recognition technology

On Wednesday, July 18, Senator Al Franken, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law,…

 

Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….

 

Medbox uses biometrics to verify medical marijuana users

Medbox Inc., a provider of a patented machine that dispenses medication to individuals based on biometric identification, is focusing on…

 

Canada, U.S., to share traveller and refugee biometric data

In order to control flows of refugees, Canada and United States will begin to share traveller’s biometric information by 2014….

 

Biometric workforce management systems kept Olympics on budget

Human Recognition Systems, a biometric identity solutions firms, recently announced that its biometric workforce management systems had been used at…

 

Spoofing threatens biometrics security

Spoofing is something that biometric security providers dread. While we enjoy spoofs on television, this is no laughing matter when…

 

Can biometric technology reign in India’s corruption?

Biometrics technology is expected to reign in India’s rampant corruption, especially where poor laborers and migrant workers are concerned. A…

 

Workforce management tools let corporate workers work at home

Working from home used to be a breeze. You would have total control of your time. Bosses did not dictate…

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