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U.S. cities increasingly using BRS Labs’ Biometric Surveillance

San Francisco is poised to become the latest city using AISight software to detect suspicious activity. Behavioral Recognition System Labs…

 

Canadian Refugee Reform Bill including Biometrics clears Commons

A new version of the 2010 Bill C-11 (or Balanced Refugee Reform Act) was passed by the Canadian House of…

 

Biometrics Company Cognitec Turns 10

German firm Cognitec Systems GmbH, leading provider of face recognition technology, is celebrating a decade of success and growth. The…

 

Ghana wraps up Biometrics Voting Registration

Last weekend, the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana wrapped up the registration of biometric voters. The Acting Director of Public…

 

TechConnect will host Biometrics Forum next week

The Times West Virginian reported there will be a forum next week determining how to move West Virginia’s biometrics industry…

 

Facebook’s Biometric Facial Recognition Feature Comes Under Fire

Facebook’s facial recognition feature has come under fire from Irish regulators and now Germany as well. However, the German privacy…

 

Precise Biometrics Hires New Chief Commercial Officer

Late last month, Thomas Marschall, CEO and president of Precise Biometrics announced the new chief commercial officer and executive vice…

 

Biometric Security combats South African Social Welfare Fraud

The U.S. National Biometric Security Project reported that South Africa will be using a new biometric-based payment system that will…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Fujitsu Combines Palm Vein and Fingerprint Verification

Recently, Fujitsu revealed the creation of the world’s first biometric system that combines both palm vein recognition with fingerprint verification….

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