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

 

One third of recommendations made by GAO to OPM regarding PII, biometrics data security still not fixed

The federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – which collects and maintains biometric and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on…

 

Tender process begins for biometric boarding at four Indian airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the first requests for proposals (RFPs) for four airports to deploy the…

 

Sierra Leone Correctional Service deploys biometric registration system from Fix Solution

Fix Solution (SL) Ltd. and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) collaborated to introduce a biometric registration system for convicted…

 

Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics selected to address financial inclusion in Nigeria

The Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has selected Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics as technology partners under the country’s Financial Inclusion…

 

Five ECOWAS member states select SPS for biometric national ID cards

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been carrying out a document standardization project to enable interoperability between…

 

Parts of audit on cancelled Australian NEC biometrics contract could be redacted

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has warned the country’s attorney general that it may apply to have parts of…

 

Queensland government agency deploys Nuance conversational AI for virtual assistant

The Queensland Treasury’s Office of State Revenue (OSR) has deployed conversational AI technology from Nuance for its self-service virtual assistant…

 

iProov to provide facial verification for UK Home Office service mobile apps

Biometric facial verification provider iProov has announced it is part of a multi-year contract from the UK Home Office for…

 

Kerala State government to acquire thousands of fingerprint and iris biometric scanners

The government of India’s Kerala State has approved a proposal to purchase thousands of fingerprint scanners, iris scanners and tablets…

 

InCadence wins 2018 GovCon Contractor of the Year award

InCadence Strategic Solutions has been named Contractor of the Year in the under $25 million category at the 2018 GovCon…

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