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

 

Smart Card, Fingerprint Reader Launched for iPhone

Precise Biometrics recently unveiled its Tactivo product. The Tactivo is a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone….

 

Iris Id Technology From Morpho Ranks Most Accurate In NIST Test

Morpho Trust USAcame out the overall winner by beating out the competition in a series of tests conducted by the…

 

Animetrics Introduces Investigative Facial Recognition Tool for Police

Animetrics recently introduced a new powerful facial biometric tool for local, state and federal law enforcement called “ForensicaGPS”. It is…

 

China to Include Fingerprints in ID

In January 2013, the Chinese government will require its citizens to register their fingerprints when applying for ID cards. This…

 

Panama Chooses Consortium led by Morpho for new e-Passport

The Government of Panama will be issuing e-Passports to its citizens and it has commissioned a consortium led by Morpho,…

 

India Building World’s Largest Biometric Database

India’s identification policy will amass the world’s largest biometric database. The plan’s stated objectives are to improve social welfare by…

 

TI releases DSP Software and SDK from for Real Time Biometric Analytics

The TMS320C6748 DSP development kit with pre-loaded C6748 SYS/BIOS software development kit (SDK) was introduced by Texas Instruments for biometrics…

 

Secret Service Wants Fingerprint Specialist on an “As-Needed” Basis

Good news for small businesses: The U.S. Secret Service has announced it is seeking a firm that can supply a…

 

Pennsylvania to Fingerprint Long-Term Care Workers

New biometrics methods will be established for people applying to work in Pennsylvania’s long-term care facility or home health care…

 

English Students Able to Opt-Out of Biometrics at School

New guidelines for English schools will make clear that they will no longer be able to use pupils’ biometric data…

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