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The Trouble with TrapWire

Over the past week, the press and the Twitterverse has been running rampant with stories about TrapWire, the counter-terrorism technology…

 

Nigerian university makes biometric ids compulsory

An official of Moshood Abiola University, previously known as the University of Lagos in Nigeria, disclosed on Thursday that the…

 

U.S. insurer offers free child fingerprinting

The New York Life Insurance Company is offering free child fingerprinting in Alabama. According to WAFF, a NBC television affiliate…

 

Biometric firm Evermedia ups revenue 375 percent

Biometric firm Evermedia Group, Inc. announced second quarter 2012 revenue of $703,620, an increase of more than 375 percent over…

 

AOptix raises $42 million to enhance biometric products

AOptix, a firm specializing in biometric identity verification and high bandwidth wireless communications has obtained US$42 million from a new…

 

Biometric id systems can keep sex offenders out of schools

If a biometric identification system was put in place in New Zealand’s schools, it could help weed out employees who…

 

Philippines using biometrics to curb cash grant fraud

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Eastern Visayas, Philippines will be using biometrics to combat fraud in…

 

BIO-key says patent suit without merit

Blue Spike, a Texas-based firm, filed a patent infringement suit against BIO-key International, Inc. on August 15, under Civil Action…

 

NIST sponsors biometric event in Tampa

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, 2012,…

 

Biometrics firm Human Recognition Systems hires new CEO

Human Recognition Systems, a UK-based enterprise biometric solutions firm, has today announced the appointment of John Tonkiss as the company’s…

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