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South African Department of Basic Education finds resistance to workforce management plans

Not long ago, the Department of Basic Education in South Africa announced its intentions to implement biometric workforce management systems…

 

UN Approves funding to support anti-piracy efforts in Somalia, includes biometrics

The United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy has recently approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy…

 

Santo Domingo Interior Police unveil new fingerprint, facial recognition system

As a part of a broad attempt to improve its law enforcement capacities, the Interior Police in Santo Domingo have…

 

Precise Biometrics Tactivo gets MFi approval from Apple

Precise Biometric’s fourth-generation Tactivo for iPad has been MFi-approved by Apple and is ready for launch. According to the company, Tactivo…

 

ICAO announces seminar on machine readable travel documents, biometrics and ID

The International Civil Aviation Organization, in conjunction with the government of Sint Maarten is set to hold a Regional Seminar…

 

Fingerprint background checks for day care workers in Georgia

Georgia’s governor, Nathan Deal has just signed a bill into law that will see national fingerprint and criminal record searches…

 

Legal battle continues regarding biometric verification in Ghanaian election

Nearly six months after the country’s most recent election, results are still being contested in Ghana in regards to the…

 

Beehive Biometrics nabs $50K financing, plans beta testing soon

Beehive Biometrics – which launched this year — has received $50,000 of financing from a lone investor. According Beehive’s website,…

 

Americans mostly in favor of facial recognition at public events: poll

Based on a new CNN/Time/Orc poll, Americans have indicated they are particularly worried about the government snooping in on their…

 

Indiana school district considers biometric system for lunch payments, could expand to classrooms and buses

The Southwest Allen County School district in Indiana is considering implementing a biometric payment system for its cafeteria program. Reported…

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