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Research firm suggests spending on video surveillance likely to increase following Boston bombing

IMS Research has projected that worldwide revenue for the video-surveillance market will reach $US20.5 billion in 2016, up 114 percent…

 

Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs says some e-passports are defective

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has announced that some of the country’s e-passports issued in 2012 are defective, finding…

 

Fujitsu develops super-thin vein authentication sensor

Fujitsu has launched a practical version of what the company says is the world’s smallest contactless vein authentication sensor. According…

 

Fingerprint Cards opens new development office, appoints Sebastian Weber

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is opening yet another international office, this time, for development in Lund Sweden. The company has also announced…

 

New BioEnable Technologies ten-fingerprint scanner gets STQC certification for use in Aadhaar

BioEnable Technologies’ DactyScan84c ten-fingerprint scanner has been awarded the final STQC certification for the Aadhaar project. According to the company, the…

 

Nuance and BYD team up for automotive voice recognition

Nuance Communications and BYD, a domestic auto manufacturer in China have teamed up and introduced a new sedan, which leverages Nuance’s voice…

 

California school district tests palm scanners in cafeterias

A middle school and an elementary school in the Hawthorne school district in California are testing palm scanners in their…

 

MEPs back deal with Council on police access to Eurodac fingerprint data

On the back of a new deal, EU member states’ police forces and Europol could gain access to asylum seekers’…

 

Westfield Shopping Centers deploy Morse Watchman and Blue Glue biometric system

Westfield Shopping Centers throughout Australia have implemented a biometric system which allows pre-approved users streamlined access to-and-from authorized center locations….

 

Capriles challenges Venezuelan election result, demands full audit including fingerprint records

Following the death of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, an election was held in the country and it came down…

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