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Biometrics to thwart rampant ticket scalping at India’s Western Railway

Fighting increasing concerns of illegal scalpers — or ticket touts — Western Railway in India will introduce fingerprint scanners to…

 

Biometric smartcards to streamline pension disbursement in Pakistan

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to issue biometric smart cards to…

 

Belkin gets FIPS 201 certification for card reader

Belkin Enterprise, a leading manufacturer of electronic peripherals and devices for consumer, business and government markets has recently announced that…

 

Canada to start capturing biometrics of temporary residents

Beginning in 2013, citizens from countries or territories for which Canada requires biometric information must appear in person to have…

 

European Commission takes Belgium to court of biometric passports

More than three years after the deadline was set for issuing biometric passports with fingerprints, Belgium still fails to comply…

 

BioEnable Technologies gets STQC certification for single-finger scanner, to be used in UIDAI Aadhaar project

The eNBioScan-C1, the FBI-certified single-finger scanner from BioEnable Technologies, was recently awarded Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) certification for…

 

Xerox facilitates fingerprint identification for low-income parents in Mississippi daycares

Starting in February 2013, low-income parents receiving subsidized childcare for their children in Mississippi will have to be fingerprint scanned…

 

University of Southampton gets government funding for biometrics, cybersecurity

The University of Southampton in the UK has secured a grant to launch a cybersecurity research center, and extend its…

 

Nintendo, 2K, Gatorade team up to measure virtual biometrics

In a recent Developer Insight video promoting upcoming video game NBA 2K13 for the Nintendo Wii U, 2K Sports producer…

 

Russia’s Leto-bank looks to deploy ATMs with fingerprint authentication

Leto-bank, a subsidiary of Russia’s VTB, plans to deploy ATMs equipped with fingerprint scanners to authenticate its customers when banking…

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