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Blackbox Biometrics testing ADI MEMS for Blast Gauge monitor

Blackbox Biometrics makes an explosive blast exposure measuring device called Blast Gauge for the US Defense Department, and is currently…

 

Canada to introduce biometrics to identify foreigners, cut fraud

The Canadian government intends to utilize biometric systems to verify foreigners who enter the country. As an initial step, the…

 

Hamilton Telecommunications Joins Fujitsu PalmPartner Program

Fujitsu Frontech North America (FFNA) and Hamilton Telecommunications have partnered to offer a secure biometric solution through Fujitsu’s PalmPartner program….

 

Homeland Security to collect children’s DNA

A new policy is set to take effect which will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect DNA from…

 

Biometrics to enable mobile phone money transfers

Mobilis Networks Limited has launched fingerprint verification for international money transfers via mobile phones. This service is currently being rolled…

 

Philippines Election Commission Urges Biometric Voter Registration

With 2013 elections looming on the horizon, the Republic of the Philippines Commission on Elections has urged old and new…

 

Expert says South Africa ahead on biometric uptake

South Africa is ahead on biometric uptake. That pronouncement emerged from a briefing for financial sector representatives conducted in Johannesburg…

 

Indian city to use biometrics to curb absenteeism at health centers

The health department in Chandigarh, India is up in arms against the rising complaints of absenteeism in health centers and…

 

EyeVerify Closes the Lid on A $1.4M Seed Capital Round

EyeVerify, an eye vein biometrics software company, recently announced the closing of a $1.4 million seed funding round. The company’s…

 

Biometric security now available for SAP

Secugen fingerprint readers now work in combination with bioLock software from Realtime North America Inc., to provide a biometric identity…

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