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Biometric verification machines go missing in Ghana

Four biometric verification machines used in Ghana’s 2012 presidential elections have mysteriously disappeared. Steve Opoku-Mensah, the Western Regional Director of…

 

Faculty at Vinoba Bhave University reject biometric attendance

Plans to install a biometric attendance system throughout the Vinoba Bhave University system has angered teachers, who have vowed to…

 

Union Cabinet stops NPR ID card program in India

The Union Cabinet in India has stopped the National Population Register‘s (NPR) ID card program, ending a long bureaucratic turf…

 

IDGA Biometrics for National Security and Law Enforcement wraps, re-affirms military commitment to biometrics

Today wraps up the IDGA Biometrics for National Security and Law Enforcement conference, closing a productive two days of presentations, networking…

 

American senators push for biometrics

American Senators John McCain and Chuck Schumer have said their framework for immigration reform could require biometric information to check…

 

AMC school board installs biometric attendance in 456 municipal schools

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation school board in India, has proposed a biometric attendance system in 456 primary schools by June,…

 

Facebook brings facial recognition back for U.S. users

Facebook has just announced that its facial recognition feature to generate tag suggestions has been re-enabled for U.S. users, after…

 

Fault in biometric attendance system allows buddy punching at SDMC

Employees at the South Delhi Municipal Corporation in India have found a way to dupe biometric attendance machines to record…

 

CARTES America conference to take place April 23-25 in Las Vegas

CARTES America has announced its second industry conference, which is set to take place April 23-25, 2013 in Las Vegas….

 

Egyptian government approves smart card system for fuel subsidies

The Egyptian government has recently approved a new smart card system for subsidized fuels, originally proposed by the ministries of…

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