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IDEMIA wins second-chance contract to support Australian national biometric system

Australia’s national fingerprint database will be supported for the next five years by IDEMIA under a new AUD $34.2 million…

 

Togo government planning a biometric census of the population

The government of the West African nation of Togo is gearing up to begin a biometric census of the population…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

 

Italian lawmaker requests details of new police facial recognition system

An Italian legislator is requesting more information about the facial recognition system recently introduced for use by Italian police, which…

 

Hosting Israel’s National Biometric Database backup in commercial data center violates law: report

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

 

Singapore emergency responders to identify patients with biometrics by 2020

Paramedics and emergency service (EMS) responders in Singapore will be able to identify patients with fingerprints by 2020 to save…

 

Jagstar launches FaceFacts Pro for facial recognition systems

Facial recognition database provider Jagstar today officially launched its FaceFacts Pro identity verification solution following a three-week trial of the…

 

Sierra Leone Correctional Service deploys biometric registration system from Fix Solution

Fix Solution (SL) Ltd. and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) collaborated to introduce a biometric registration system for convicted…

 

Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

U.S. agencies working on standard for seamless communication between biometric databases

The U.S. Defense Department, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security are planning to establish a new standard in…

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