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Top biometrics news stories, week of June 1

Biometrics Week in Review: MasterCard and the Bank of Punjab, Gemalto ePassports in Moldova, Australian immigration and border protection minister…

 

Australian immigration and border protection minister says biometrics a key part of future development

Australian immigration and border protection minister Scott Morrison recently keynoted at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference, and focused on…

 

Morpho and Vision-Box progress to testing stage for Australian biometric eGate contract

Morpho and Vision-Box are currently competing for a contract to deploy eGates in international airports throughout Australia. Reported in ITNews,…

 

Australian Passport Office wants more biometrics in its ePassport system

Facial recognition already exists within the Australian passport system, but according to a recent tender from the APO, it looks…

 

Sri Lanka set to introduce biometric passports

Sri Lanka is the latest country to bring biometrics into its passport system. Reported in ColomboPage, the Sri Lankan government has…

 

Biometrics Institute Technology Showcase Australia

In its 9th year, this one day event will provide an insight into the latest developments in biometric technologies. Delegates…

 

Australian DIAC trials biometric collection for Nigerian visa applications

The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is starting a pilot test involving biometrics for visa applicants in Nigeria. Visa…

 

Australian Immigration officials crack down on illegal workers and visa fraud with facial recognition

Immigration officials in Australia are cracking down on visa fraud and illegal workers as a part of a national identity…

 

Australian SmartGates open up to U.S. passengers

Following the successful use of SmartGate system in Australia, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, along with U.S. Customs…

 

ANZ to examine use of biometrics for everyday banking

Australian and New Zealand bank ANZ will introduce new technologies including near field communication and will seriously consider implementing biometrics…

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