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Biometrics Institute releases survey

The Biometrics Institute today released the results from its third annual industry survey. The survey found that experts thought the…

 

Interview: Javier Peso, CEO of PayTouch

Javier Peso, CEO of Spanish biometric payment processing startup PayTouch is a tireless entrepreneur who envisions a world in which…

 

Security companies lack of IT expertise slowing biometrics adoption

Retail and enterprise companies have been slow to adopt biometric security measures of various modalities including fingerprint readers, finger vein…

 

South African agency’s biometrics system sees positive results

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is moving in the right direction with the implementation of their new biometrics…

 

Biometric program hopes to reduce prescription drug abuse

Holzer Health Systems has teamed up with biometrics company CrossChx to monitor prescription painkiller abuse. With a $1.5 million patient…

 

BIO-key moderates panel discussion at the Summer 2012 Biometrics Summit

BIO-key International, Inc’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Jim Sullivan, will be moderating a panel discussion today with…

 

Israeli jurists right to call biometric database “extreme” and “harmful”

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice held a hearing on a petition seeking the annulment of a law…

 

Smith Groups sells its share in Cross Match for $77 Million

Smiths Group, a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange, has sold its minority holdings of Cross Match…

 

Apple to purchase AuthenTec for $356 million

Last week, Apple entered into an agreement to purchase AuthenTec Inc. for approximately US$356 million. According to a SEC filing,…

 

Pakistan announces biometric system for electoral process

Pakistan is moving closer to implementing biometrics in its electoral system. Tariq Malik, Pakistan’s chairman of The National Database and…

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