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Parkmore, Sandton
South Africa


Website: biorugged.com

BioRugged specializes in biometric systems with a strong focus on durability, ease of use and mobile devices.

BioRugged Biometrics News


BioRugged integrates ID reader to enhance new biometric multi-application devices

BioRugged has selected ID document readers from digital ID expert Elyctis as the former seeks to boost its new range…

Jun 17, 2022

Biometrics, digital ID companies make strong showing at ID4Africa 2022

While business during the ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting was being conducted in plenary halls and workshop rooms, the exhibition…

May 9, 2022

BioRugged confirms MOSIP compliance for biometrics enrollment with its Face Camera system

South Africa-based mobile biometrics provider BioRugged has met compliance exigencies by the Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) for its…

Jan 24, 2022

BioRugged applies biometrics and data to streamline healthcare in rural Mozambique

BioRugged is supporting the transition from paper-based systems to a biometric-based electronic patient registration and verification system for a Portuguese non-profit…

Jan 4, 2022

BioRugged integrates Suprema ID FAP60 biometric scanner with modular registration kit

A FAP60 fingerprint biometric scanner from Suprema ID has been integrated with the BioRugged Marque 5.1 multimodal compact civil registration kit. The…

Dec 6, 2021

BioRugged brings tough biometric devices to IBMATA

BioRugged has joined the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) as a corporate member. The Association focuses on bringing together…

Nov 29, 2021

BioRugged and Laxton bringing new biometric devices to Trustech 2021

BioRugged has announced it will officially launch and put on display some of its new biometric products during the upcoming…

Jul 20, 2021

Suprema ID supplies fingerprint biometric modules for new BioRugged handheld device range

Suprema ID is providing the fingerprint biometric modules for a new line of BioRugged mobile identification kits in a continuation of…

May 3, 2021

NEC and BioRugged provide thermal cameras to fight COVID, biometric solution launched by WildFaces

NEC and BioRugged are helping deploy systems for body temperature checks in Kenya and South Africa, respectively, for COVID-19 spread…

Mar 29, 2021

BioRugged, Panini and NEC America add employees, Biometrics Institute recruiting

BioRugged has hired Siphiwe Ngwenya as an Android Developer and Project Support Specialist for its biometric solutions. Ngwenya was a…

Mar 17, 2021

Vezion Group to resell BioRugged biometrics in Malaysia under new partnership

BioRugged has announced a new strategic partnership with the Vezion Group in Malaysia, which becomes an authorized reseller of BioRugged’s…

Feb 17, 2021

Aware appoints new board member, BioRugged brings on biometrics project specialist

Aware has appointed Gery Evee to its Board of Directors as a Class I director and a member of its nominating…

Dec 16, 2020

Africa proves tough but fertile ground for BioRugged biometrics

“It will be an interesting 2021. This year for us has been – and we’re really lucky in this –…

Aug 4, 2020

Biometrics companies BioRugged, StoneLock and Alcatraz appoint leaders to grow market share

BioRugged has a new CEO, with former GenKey Chief Operating Officer Arnd Langguth appointed to head the company’s efforts to increase…

Aug 23, 2019

Airports and encryption research lead this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Excitement about new technologies and deployments, and in a couple of cases a lack thereof, was the theme of the…

Aug 7, 2019

BioRugged expands biometric product line and international presence

After launching new FAP60 mobile terminals among with several products earlier this year, BioRugged is opening an office and assembly…

Nov 29, 2018

BioRugged shows off new handheld multi-biometric Ruggbo 20

BioRugged has revealed the production version of its newest handheld fingerprint data collector, the Ruggbo 20, to meet a wide…

May 7, 2018

Biometrics industry responds to mass enrollment challenges at ID4Africa exhibition

The exhibition hall at ID4Africa 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria featured a new event high of 113 companies providing a wide…

Apr 24, 2018

ID4Africa 2018 begins with optimism over continental progress toward universal legal identity

The first day of ID4Africa 2018 drew to a successful close late in the day in Abuja, Nigeria, with hundreds…

Aug 24, 2017

BioRugged tablet features Suprema fingerprint module

Suprema revealed that its SFU-S20 fingerprint modules are integrated into the BioRugged LCC, a 5″ mobile Android device from BioRugged….

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BioRugged expands biometric product line and international presence

After launching new FAP60 mobile terminals among with several products earlier this year, BioRugged is opening an office and assembly…

Jul 19, 2017BioRugged partners with Axon for major KYC projects in Africa
Apr 21, 2017BioRugged to showcase new low-cost mobile biometric devices at ID4Africa

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