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Engineering school in Andhra becomes first state-run school to install biometric attendance system in the Indian state

Becoming the first state-run educational institution in the state of Andhra to install a biometric attendance system on its campus,…

 

NPP urges Electoral Commission to clarify the status of biometric machines used in Ghana presidential election

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on the Electoral Commission in Ghana to clarify the…

 

Biometrics Institute warns of threat to privacy in widening access to National Pupil Database

Earlier this month, the Biometrics Institute, an independent international body representing biometrics users, academia and the industry have called for…

 

Iranian researchers make a case for biometric banking in Iran

An academic research report has recently been published by Iranian researchers and explores the use of biometric technologies being used for…

 

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…

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