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HID Global predicts rise in eID issuance

HID Global recently shared its perspective on electronic government identity programs. HID Global predicts that by the year 2015, about…


Authorities test new biometric systems at Tokyo area airports

Recently, Japanese authorities began testing new biometric identification systems at Tokyo Haneda and Tokyo Narita airports. The latest biometric system…


3M Cogent makes a mark at UK Post Office

The Applicant Enrollment Identification (AEI) service of the United Kingdom Post Office announced that they have processed the biometric data…


Biometric Research Note: U.S. Government Driving Biometrics

The U.S. Government is the major driver of biometrics, with its deep urgency for improved security, resulting in higher defense…


Biometrics Institute releases survey

The Biometrics Institute today released the results from its third annual industry survey. The survey found that experts thought the…


U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s biometric exit plan

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano told a congressional panel during its July 19 House Judiciary Committee…


Israel to review use of centralized biometric database

Israeli’s Interior Ministry, under direction of the country’s High Court of Justice, has agreed to review whether the creation of…


Reverse-engineered irises created to fool eye-scanners

Scientists are now experimenting with technologies to deceive biometrics security. Academics have created reverse-engineered irises that are able to fool…


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….


Canadian officials inspect Afghan/Pakistani border biometric system

The Pakistani border community of Chaman was recently visited by a delegation from the High Commission of Canada to Pakistan….

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