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Nigerian citizens to be issued unique national identity numbers

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Nigeria has started a comprehensive biometric capture exercise, which aims to collect biometrics from…

 

Ghanaian election official in prison for allegedly stealing biometric verification machine

For the second time now, the Goaso Circuit Court in Ghana has put the presiding officer of the Bediako CMB…

 

Lenovo taps eyeSight for gesture recognition and control

Eyesight Mobile Technologies has announced that the company’s intuitive and natural gesture-control capabilities have been included in Lenovo’s new range…

 

Aadhaar authentication gets a boost from iris biometrics

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) is currently finishing work to introduce iris-based authentication in the first quarter of…

 

MobiCash and KCB Bank launch fingerprint banking in Rwanda

Mobile payment platform MobiCash and KCB Bank in Rwanda have launched BioCash, a financial service that uses a fingerprint scanner…

 

Irish Department of Social Protection, 3M, tackle fraud with facial recognition

The Irish Department of Social Protection has initiated a contract with 3M Ireland to deploy facial recognition technology into department…

 

IAPR International Conference on Biometrics Announces Keynotes

The 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2013) takes place June 4-7, 2013 in Madrid, Spain and has announced its…

 

VoiceVault updates ID verification platform with replaceable voice enrollment model

VoiceVault has just announced the latest enhancement to its voice biometric identity verification platform: a replaceable voice biometric capability that the…

 

Precise Biometrics lands financial services deal, stock rises 18 percent

Precise Biometrics has announced that a major U.S.-based provider of financial information services has chosen Precise Biometrics as its new…

 

Grameena Vikas Bank opens portable branches in Andhra Pradesh, uses handheld biometrics

Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, a regional rural bank sponsored by the State Bank of India, has opened 105 of…

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