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Fingerprinting to be required for Hajj pilgrimage in 2013

Starting next year, Saudi Arabian authorities will demand that all hajj pilgrims be fingerprinted, RIA Novosti reports. “A centralized database…

 

Biometric Research Note: World’s first multilateral eID border crossing program proposed in Caribbean

Politics, bureaucracy and logistics might be delaying the world’s first multilateral border crossing program, but the concept, once it moves…

 

Vision-Box deploys smart, self-boarding gates at Riga International

Vision-Box has completed the installation of self-boarding gates at Riga International Airport, allowing passengers to self-manage a large part of…

 

Morpho, Oberthur Technologies provide ePassports to Finland

Morpho has won an international call for tenders from the Finnish National Police Board to supply the country’s new ePassports,…

 

atsec information security accredited to perform TWIC reader evaluations

atsec information security, a global and independent, standards-based information technology security services company, is now an accredited testing lab for…

 

SITA joins NEC Europe to provide biometric automated border control

SITA, the air transport IT specialist, and NEC Europe, leaders in biometric technology, announced an agreement to jointly provide an…

 

BORDERPOL event focused on stronger migration laws and management

BORDERPOL Annual Conference is a high-level, two-day event that will discuss and debate current and future policies, implementation issues and…

 

Ukraine official calls for veto of biometric ID law

Ukraine’s human rights commissioner has called upon the country’s president to veto Ukraine’s recently passed biometric identification law. As reported…

 

GCC to fingerprint, iris scan migrant workers for health purposes

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will take measures to make all migrant workers submit fingerprints and iris scans for health…

 

Leicester gets new biometric unit for registration of foreigners

Leicester now has a fully functioning facial recognition system in one of its post offices. Biometric technology is often one…

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