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Kenyans rush to register biometrics ahead of general election, though malfunctions cause delays

Following news that president of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in Kenya announced biometric voter-registration data will not…

 

Biometric Research Note: Emerging economies embracing biometric banking technologies

As the level of security breaches and transaction frauds increase day by day, the need for highly secure identification and…

 

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…

 

Seychelles Police, Interpol, 3M Cogent sign contract for new fingerprint matching system

The Seychelles Police Department is expected to receive a new fingerprint matching system by next year, to help with the…

 

Canada to mandate biometric collection from visa applicants in 29 countries

As reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, beginning in 2013, Canada will require biometric information from nationals of 29 different countries when applying…

 

Biometric machines thwart duplicate voters in Ghana presidential election, cause massive delays

Ghanaians took to the polls December 7 to vote for the country’s newest president. This election marks the first in…

 

U.S. electoral system requires reform, biometric technology

It is an understatement to observe that the United States has an electoral system that is completely disorganized, and which…

 

KeyLemon, Fujitsu ink agreement on biometric authentication

Key Lemon, a Switzerland-based provider of secure cloud biometric solutions, has signed a license agreement with Fujitsu, putting KeyLemon’s technology…

 

Nigerian NPC chairman looks to consolidate biometric collection efforts, says those not captured in the next census no longer Nigerian citizens

The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC) in Nigeria has said any Nigerian who is not captured in the…

 

Israel to test biometric ID cards in January 2013

The Knesset in Israel has approved a trial of its new biometric database and issuance of associated smart identity cards,…

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