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Bill C-30 under scrutiny due to privacy concerns

In Canada, both federal and Ontario privacy commissioners have expressed concern over Bill C-30, which they say is too invasive…

 

U.S. immigrant fingerprint sharing program flawed

James Makowski, a Chicago-area U.S. citizen, is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security…

 

Dispute over Jamaican employees surrendering fingerprints

According to a recent article in The Gleaner, large Jamaican companies are using biometric systems to ensure that their employees…

 

Biometrics used to measure media consumption habits

Time, Inc. recently conducted a media consumption study that utilized biometrics to measure consumer engagement. “As a multiplatform media company, we…

 

Sony awarded vein-reading biometrics patent

According to an article in Engadget, Sony was awarded a series of patent claims for a vein-reading mouse it filed…

 

Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…

 

Prototype consumer camera to integrate eye-tracking biometrics

Every year, more and more technological advancements and breakthroughs are being conceptualised and developed. On such anticipated breakthrough is the…

 

ForensicaGPS is the new tool against crime

Reviewing grainy video footage from cheap closed circuit television cameras known as CCTV used to be a huge headache for…

 

Afghanistan using biometrics on wide scale for security

Afghanistan is utilizing biometrics technology as a helpful counter-insurgency tool. The Afghan government has started taking fingerprints and scanning the…

 

Georgia law enforcement to use palm prints to solve crimes

According to television station WALB, law enforcement in the state of Georgia will not only be using fingerprints to catch…

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