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Biometrics will be used to screen Syrian rebels for U.S. training

The U.S. military will use biometrics to screen Syrian rebels for military training, according to a report in the Washington…

 

Coventry University grad wins award for biometric steering wheel

A Coventry University graduate has won the Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award for a new steering wheel which can monitor the…

 

Italian data protection authority introduces new privacy rules on biometric data

Italian data protection authority, the Garante, recently issued a new set of privacy rules designed for facilitating the processing of…

 

IDEX provides fingerprint sensors to enhance Flextronics’ Open Innovation Platform offering

Fingerprint sensor firm IDEX ASA announced it has signed an agreement with Flextronics to provide its fingerprint sensors, including swipe…

 

Miaxis Biometrics receives order for 1.4m fingerprint algorithm licenses from European firm

Miaxis Biometrics announced that it has received an initial purchase order for 1.4 million fingerprint algorithm licenses for an embedded…

 

Most popular biometrics news updates for the week ending November 30

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics news in review:…

 

University of Adelaide researcher developing new method of biometric identification

A University of Adelaide PhD student has discovered a new process known as “body recognition” which could potentially become a…

 

UnionPay promoting AndroidPay mobile payment service with possible launch in Q3 2015

China-based credit and debit card issuer China UnionPay recently began promoting its mobile payment service AndroidPay for Android-based smartphone developers…

 

FPC 1020, Precise BioMatch Mobile integrated in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 development platforms

Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1020 and Precise Biometrics Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm have both been integrated in Intrinsyc’s mobile…

 

GCHQ former head warns smartphone users to be careful with their personal data

Sir John Adye, the former head of UK intelligence and security agency GCHQ, is warning smartphone users to be careful…

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