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Better biometric security to enhance Apple’s mobile enterprise offerings

The proposed acquisition of AuthenTec by Apple is set to provide iPhones and iPads with a level of mobile device security…


DEA approves iBeta’s biometric prescription process

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has approved iBeta LLC’s certification process for a biometrics subsystem for electronic prescriptions for controlled…


Biometric security to be added to smart mobile devices

Goode Intelligence, a research consultancy, has predicted that mobile biometric security will become a “must-have” feature for all smart mobile…


Pakistan to use biometrics to reform pension system

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered the streamlining of pension disbursements, particularly for those who are disabled. In the…


South African agency’s biometrics system sees positive results

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is moving in the right direction with the implementation of their new biometrics…


Biometric program hopes to reduce prescription drug abuse

Holzer Health Systems has teamed up with biometrics company CrossChx to monitor prescription painkiller abuse. With a $1.5 million patient…


Finland and Baltic countries ask EU to use biometrics for border security

Finland and the Baltic countries are urging the European Union (EU) to beef up border security using high-tech biometrics technology….


BIO-key & Indigo team to provide biometric healthcare security solution

BIO-key International Inc. is partnering with Indigo Identityware Inc. to provide a password-free biometric authentication solution for the healthcare industry….


Lumidigm Inc. to deploy fingerprint sensors into CAIXA ATMs

Lumidigm Inc., a biometric company dedicated to enabling convenient, secure, and reliable identification and verification, is providing fingerprint sensors to…


Israel proposes biometric monitoring of Talmud scholars

Israel’s parliament is drafting a law that would have Avreichim, or full-time Talmud scholars, submit their fingerprint for a biometric scan…

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