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Facial recognition technology leads to arrest of fugitive 14 years later

Using facial recognition technology, the FBI and the Diplomatic Security Service successfully identified and captured a man who had been…

 

Mobile Biometric Authentication

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry…

 

Boston spied, used facial recognition on concertgoers

Recent news reports claim that the City of Boston tested an IBM video mass surveillance system at the Boston Calling…

 

U.S. DOE seeks partner for biometric wearable system for first responders

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently undergoing a multiyear project to develop a wearable communication…

 

Biometric software firm SpeechPro recognized by Speech Technology Magazine

Biometric software developer SpeechPro announced it has been named a “Star Performer” by Speech Technology magazine at its eighth annual…

 

MorphoTrak names VP of criminal justice and public security

Morpho announced it has named Steve Vinsik as MorphoTrak’s new VP of criminal justice and public security. In this role,…

 

Thales awarded with £3.8m contract to secure UK biometric residence card data

Security technology firm Thales announced it has been awarded a new £3.8 million, two-year contract from the UK’s Home Office…

 

Wearables startup ATHOS closes $12.2m financing

Wearable startup ATHOS announced it has closed $12.2 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm DCM,, which…

 

Credence ID, Fulcrum Biometrics provide mobile biometric solutions for prisons in Mexico and Guatemala

Credence ID and Fulcrum Biometrics announced two new deployments of their combined Android-based mobile biometric equipment and software in Mexico…

 

UK Science and Technology Committee launch inquiry into use and collection of biometric data

The UK’s Science and Technology Committee has made an inquiry regarding the potential use and collection of biometric data, as…

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