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Osun State, Nigeria government to issue biometric ID card for public school students

The government of Osun State in Nigeria is issuing a new smart identity card integrated with biometrics to all public…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 17

Biometrics Week in Review: Technoglobal acquisition strategy, biometrics for prison management, mobile commerce opportunities, biometrics in banking, South African borders,…

 

Intel, 50 Cent collaborate on biometric headphones that measure heart activity

SMS Audio, the audio headphone and accessories brand owned by 50 Cent, is set to announce its new line of…

 

Intel, Michael J. Fox developing smartwatch app to help Parkinson’s patients

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and Intel Corporation announced they are partnering to gather and analyze biometric data from…

 

Sensory releases updated version of voice recognition solution

Sensory announced it has released an updated version of its TrulyHandsfree Voice Control on its NLP-5x single chip solution, improving…

 

Facial recognition technology leads to arrest of fugitive 14 years later

Using facial recognition technology, the FBI and the Diplomatic Security Service successfully identified and captured a man who had been…

 

Mobile Biometric Authentication

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry…

 

Boston spied, used facial recognition on concertgoers

Recent news reports claim that the City of Boston tested an IBM video mass surveillance system at the Boston Calling…

 

U.S. DOE seeks partner for biometric wearable system for first responders

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently undergoing a multiyear project to develop a wearable communication…

 

Biometric software firm SpeechPro recognized by Speech Technology Magazine

Biometric software developer SpeechPro announced it has been named a “Star Performer” by Speech Technology magazine at its eighth annual…

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