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Biometric Verification Mandatory for Nigeria Bank Customers

A new “know-your-customers” exercise will commence by the Central Bank of Nigeria on September 1, 2012.  The exercise aims to adopt…

 

U.S. Army Introducing Biometrics to Ground Operations

Recently, the 17th Infantry Brigade, which is part of the First Army Division, completed a seven-day biometrics training course. The…

 

Vodafone festival cellphone recharge truck to use palm vein readers

Vodafone has announced that it will be using palm vein readers in its popular cell phone recharge truck that will…

 

Smart Card, Fingerprint Reader Launched for iPhone

Precise Biometrics recently unveiled its Tactivo product. The Tactivo is a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone….

 

Spanish Hotel to use Fingerprint Payment System

The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel in Spain has begun a trial of PayTouch, the world’s first fingerprint payment system. Instead…

 

Iris Id Technology From Morpho Ranks Most Accurate In NIST Test

Morpho Trust USAcame out the overall winner by beating out the competition in a series of tests conducted by the…

 

Explainer: Verification vs. Identification Systems

Biometrics are used for different purposes, but they are generally part of either a verification system or an identification system….

 

Animetrics Introduces Investigative Facial Recognition Tool for Police

Animetrics recently introduced a new powerful facial biometric tool for local, state and federal law enforcement called “ForensicaGPS”. It is…

 

China to Include Fingerprints in ID

In January 2013, the Chinese government will require its citizens to register their fingerprints when applying for ID cards. This…

 

Panama Chooses Consortium led by Morpho for new e-Passport

The Government of Panama will be issuing e-Passports to its citizens and it has commissioned a consortium led by Morpho,…

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