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MobiCash and KCB Bank launch fingerprint banking in Rwanda

Mobile payment platform MobiCash and KCB Bank in Rwanda have launched BioCash, a financial service that uses a fingerprint scanner…

 

Irish Department of Social Protection, 3M, tackle fraud with facial recognition

The Irish Department of Social Protection has initiated a contract with 3M Ireland to deploy facial recognition technology into department…

 

IAPR International Conference on Biometrics Announces Keynotes

The 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2013) takes place June 4-7, 2013 in Madrid, Spain and has announced its…

 

VoiceVault updates ID verification platform with replaceable voice enrollment model

VoiceVault has just announced the latest enhancement to its voice biometric identity verification platform: a replaceable voice biometric capability that the…

 

Precise Biometrics lands financial services deal, stock rises 18 percent

Precise Biometrics has announced that a major U.S.-based provider of financial information services has chosen Precise Biometrics as its new…

 

Grameena Vikas Bank opens portable branches in Andhra Pradesh, uses handheld biometrics

Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, a regional rural bank sponsored by the State Bank of India, has opened 105 of…

 

Biometric identification now mandatory for those needing revenue department services in New Delhi

Biometric identification will be mandatory from now on in New Delhi for those looking to register property or their marriage,…

 

Social welfare in India to go directly into recipient bank accounts, secured with biometrics

In an attempt to cut notoriously corrupt middlemen out of India’s social welfare system, the country has kick-started a new…

 

Israel’s biometric database pilot test to last two years

As soon as 2013 began, so too did Israel’s database test project to collect the biometric data of its citizens,…

 

Second phase of biometric collection in Uttar Pradesh takes form

Biometric data collection for Aadhaar UID numbers and the National Population Register has begun after a gap of nearly one…

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