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India looks to create biometric database of foreign visitors

India is looking to create a biometric database of all foreign visitors, starting with Pakistani spectators of cricket matches. Once…

 

Widespread use of biometrics in consumer electronics projected

BiometricUpdate.com editors are extremely optimistic that the biometric industry is posed for incredible growth in 2013. The Biometrics Research Group…

 

Schools in England to be banned from collecting pupil biometrics without parental consent

Schools in England will be banned from collecting students’ biometric data without parental consent starting in September 2013, according to…

 

Biometric ID program extends to taxi, bus drivers in Delhi

To ensure the safety of public transit passengers in Delhi, a biometric program that tracks airport taxi drivers will now…

 

Experts say Ukrainian biometric law doesn’t meet European standards

A law in the Ukraine that pertains to the state demographic register and identity documents will have to be revised…

 

UIDAI discovers 384,000 false Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has cancelled 384,000 Aadhaar numbers of the total 410,000 Aadhaar numbers issued under…

 

Large government contracts defined biometrics industry in 2012

BiometricUpdate.com covered the largest publicized contract wins within the biometrics industry over the past year. This can be challenging for…

 

Haryana Police launch biometric fingerprint system in Karnal district

Police in Haryana have begun to pilot test a biometric fingerprint device to detect criminals by their fingerprints in the…

 

Nadra lacks the biometric data of 3.72 million women voters in Pakistan

The National Database and Registration Authority in Pakistan (NADRA) does not have the biometric records of as many as 3.72…

 

Important biometric industry appointments in 2012

Executive appointments, re-appointments and resignations are big news on Wall Street and are a large part of our daily new…

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