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Fingerprints to replace witnesses identifying women in Saudi Arabia courts

The Saudi Ministry of Justice said it will implement fingerprint authentication to replace the current process in which a witness…

 

Indian high court extends voluntary use of Aadhaar to social programs

A constitutional panel, formed by India’s Supreme Court, extended voluntary use of Aadhaar to a myriad of social programs last…

 

U.S. military considering upgrading biometric identification technologies

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are considering upgrading biometric technologies to enable military officials to better identify individuals both…

 

Crossmatch handheld device recognized as Biometric Identification Device of 2015 by GSN

Crossmatch announced that its Verifier Sentry handheld device has been awarded the Biometric Identification Device of 2015 by Government Security…

 

Rapid DNA results uploaded for the first time to UK’s DNA database

Rapid human DNA identification technology firm IntegenX announced that The National DNA Database (NDNAD) had forensic DNA profiles uploaded from…

 

Apple patent uses facial recognition technology for photo-sharing

Apple has filed a patent for its new facial recognition technology that automatically shares photographs with the subjects being captured,…

 

HID Global wins GSN award for biometric identification solution

HID Global announced that the company and its integration partner, DGM Sistemas LDA (DGM) has received Government Security News (GSN)…

 

Pakistan’s biometric verification of SIMs leads to 16% decline in teledensity

Following the Pakistan government’s Biometric Verification System (BVS) drive, cellular companies have seen a loss of 25.375 million subscribers, while…

 

FBI seeks mobile biometric identification app for Android devices

The FBI has released a draft request for quotes in regards to a five-year contract to develop a mobile biometric…

 

Apple granted patent for new Apple Watch biometric ID system

In the third Apple Watch-related patent filing published in the past month, Apple has filed a new biometrics related patent…

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