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Following election, Ghana leads the world in biometric voter registration and verification

By having registered and verified approximately 13 million people for an election within 48 hours, Ghana has broken the world…


Tribals in India demand withdrawal of biometric ration cards

Citing irregularities, members of an indigenous group in Rayagada town in India have demanded the withdrawal of biometric rational cards….


New Zealand Parliament passes Electronic Identity Verification Bill, secure online identity program set to launch in 2013

Legislation passed in New Zealand Parliament earlier this month puts a new national online identity service into motion which will…


Neurotechnology announces new large-scale multi-biometric technology and updates existing SDKs

Neurotechnology, a Lithuanian-based provider of biometric identification, object recognition and computer vision technologies has just announced the release of its…


Big Data allows governments to spy on citizens with impunity

Governments in North America will increase their use of “Big Data” technologies to spy on their citizens. A recent report…


Luzerne County controller says Kronos biometric time system allows ‘buddy punching’

A fault in a biometric workforce management solution from Kronos Inc., has allowed buddy scanning in a Luzerne County, Pennsylvania…


Biometric Research Note: Asia to lead growth in biometric banking applications

Identity theft and identity verification has begun to fuel growth for biometric applications in the banking sector. Biometric technologies are…


Kenyan biometric voter enrolment nears 11 million voters, still behind target

The number of registered voters in Kenya is nearly 11 million, with only two days left before the deadline in…


FingerTec USA announces new facial recognition technology and fingerprint scanner

FingerTec USA has unveiled its newest facial recognition technology offering, the Face ID 4 and the OFIS Gateway fingerprint scanner….


Interview: Sher Khan, the man behind the PIPA Touch

PIPA Touch, a small biometric fingerprint scanner that fits into specially-designed phone cases has been gaining a lot of ground…

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