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3M Cogent makes a mark at UK Post Office

The Applicant Enrollment Identification (AEI) service of the United Kingdom Post Office announced that they have processed the biometric data…

 

Resident ID cards gets approval from EFC

India’s Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has overruled objections by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on the issuance of…

 

India’s Aadhar and NPR at odds again

The National Population Register (NPR) will not be completed as expected by June 2013. The NPR is the identity database…

 

Biometric Research Note: U.S. Government Driving Biometrics

The U.S. Government is the major driver of biometrics, with its deep urgency for improved security, resulting in higher defense…

 

Precise Biometrics wins first deal with U.S. government

Precise Biometrics has signed its first U.S. Government related purchase orders for Tactivo and is set to implement pilot projects…

 

Biometrics technology to be used in Zimbabwe’s elections

According to a recent editorial in the New Zimbabwe newspaper, election fraud and rampant cheating has always hounded elections in…

 

Biometrics raises athletic performance at London Olympics

Sports scientists at the UK’s Loughborough University are building in new levels of customization to athletic shoes in a bid…

 

Kenyan PM calls for biometric voting halt

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has called for a halt to the biometric voter registration tender in favor of the…

 

Biometric Research Notes: FLIR Systems

The stock price of FLIR Systems is projected to rise over 25 percent over the next year. The firm which…

 

Pennsylvania to use Animetrics facial recognition system

The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has selected Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3-D facial recognition and identity management solutions,…

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