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Indian government plans expansion of biometric database for law enforcement

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to propose increased fingerprint collection for use in its Crime and Criminal Tracking…

 

Changes to King County proposal to fund biometrics causes controversy

Voters in King County, Washington are voting on a proposition to renew a property tax as part of the primary…

 

IDEMIA introduces new Automated Fingerprint Identification System

IDEMIA has launched a new Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) specially tailored for latent print examiners. IDEMIA Case AFIS reduces…

 

South Africa to launch ABIS, add face and iris to national identity system

South Africa has announced the launch of its new Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS), which will eventually use facial and…

 

Ipsidy reports earnings, wins contract to provide de-duplication for Zimbabwe voter rolls

Ipsidy has reported earnings of $2.3 million in 2017, a 21 percent increase from $1.9 million in 2016, though its…

 

eu-LISA launches first phase of the SIS II AFIS platform

The eu-LISA Internal Security Systems Sector has announced the successful launch of the first phase of the SIS II AFIS…

 

Biometric passports for Costa Rica citizens by 2020

A government official has confirmed that Costa Rica will issue citizens ePassports by 2020 and that the project will soon…

 

Pakistan’s Punjab Forensic Science Agency to develop fingerprint database

Pakistan’s home department is investing Rs495 million (US$7.7 million) in developing an Automated Fingerprints Information System (AFIS) for the Punjab…

 

Dermalog seeking more biometric ID and security deals in the Philippines

Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH is seeking more opportunities in the Philippines’ identification and security sectors after providing biometric-enabled drivers’ license…

 

Report forecasts biometrics market to surpass $50b by 2024

Global Market Insights has published a new research report which forecasts the global biometrics market will surpass $50 billion by 2024….

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