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U.S. and European universities holding biometric competition

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Cagliari and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering…


UK school to use fingerprint for payment in cafeteria

Helston Community College in Cornwall will begin to use a fingerprint-based cashless payment system for its cafeteria and food services….


Sierra Leone to use biometric voter registration

Sierra Leone will be using biometric registration for the first time in its upcoming presidential, parliamentary and local council elections…


Validity Sensors to receive $20 million for biometric technology

Validity Sensors Inc. announced that it has secured approval for US$20 million in venture capital financing for its fingerprint sensors….


Medbox to establish pharmaceutical biometric device division

Medbox, Inc., a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine…


Human Recognition Systems to exhibit at UK biometrics event

Human Recognition Systems has announced that it will exhibit at this year’s Biometrics 2012 Exhibition between October 29 to 31,…


NYU working on gesture-based authentication for growing tablet market

Napa Sae-Bae, a doctoral student at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is working on developing gesture-based authentication for…


NIST introduces new biometric conformance software

A new biometric conformance software suite released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) tests for compliance with…


Animetrics joins international biometrics association

Animetrics recently joined the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA). IBIA is a trade association that promotes the effective and…


BORDERPOL event focused on stronger migration laws and management

BORDERPOL Annual Conference is a high-level, two-day event that will discuss and debate current and future policies, implementation issues and…

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