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IDEX to present mobile device fingerprint sensor concept at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Norway-based IDEX has announced that it will be presenting its concept of a fingerprint sensor embedded in the display cover…


ABI Research anticipates massive growth in smart card shipments this year

New research from ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards to be shipped worldwide in 2013; a combined number spanning…


South African Department of Home Affairs to issue smart ID cards this year

The South African Department of Home Affairs plans to issue citizens with new biometric smart ID cards as soon as this…


Emirates ID establishes ministry linkages, plans to replace labour cards with national ID

The Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID) has established a full e-linkage with the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry…


Interview: Finis Conner, Founder and CEO, BluStor

In today’s mobile world, size and capacity are important considerations — two things serial entrepreneur Finis Conner is used to…


Masktech gets Common Criteria certification for chip solutions

Masktech has announced that its MTCOS standard and professional series chip solutions have been issued new Common Criteria EAL4+ certificates…


Union Cabinet stops NPR ID card program in India

The Union Cabinet in India has stopped the National Population Register‘s (NPR) ID card program, ending a long bureaucratic turf…


American senators push for biometrics

American Senators John McCain and Chuck Schumer have said their framework for immigration reform could require biometric information to check…


CARTES America conference to take place April 23-25 in Las Vegas

CARTES America has announced its second industry conference, which is set to take place April 23-25, 2013 in Las Vegas….


Egyptian government approves smart card system for fuel subsidies

The Egyptian government has recently approved a new smart card system for subsidized fuels, originally proposed by the ministries of…

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