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Europe hopes to set framework for biometric standards

A new Biometrics Evaluation and Testing (BEAT) project has been launched and is funded by the European Commission, under the…


Philippines launches biometric system to authenticate cash grant beneficiaries

Philippines region Eastern Visayas implemented the use of biometrics to authenticate beneficiaries of the government’s cash grant program over the…


FBI will continue to spend billions on biometrics

The adoption of new technologies such as facial recognition and multi-modal biometrics by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation should…


Identity science goes further with a new school of biometrics

The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Science (CASIS) is currently helping to establish a new school of biometrics known…


LEID Products awarded patent for Biometrics Access Control System

LEID Products’ Biometric Access Control System (BACS) was awarded of a new patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office….


FBI to spend $1 billion on next generation biometrics

According to the New Scientist, as part of a US$1 billion update to the national fingerprint database in the United…


Las Vegas car dealer offers free kid fingerprinting

A Las Vegas car dealer is sponsoring a free child safety and fingerprint event this weekend. Friendly Ford is bringing…


Hamilton Police Service using new biometrics collection system

The Hamilton Police Service in Ontario, Canada will alter the way it collects fingerprint and DNA samples from convicts. The…


U.S. streamlines biometric travel visa procedures in India

The United States Embassy in India has recently announced a new procedure for issuing travel visas that includes biometric capture….


Cognitec unveils new face recognition technology

A video screening product from Cognitec Systems now employs leading-edge face detection technology to analyze the count, flow, demographics and…

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