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BioConnect invited to 48Hrs in the Valley event

BioConnect announced this week that it is one of just 17 Canadian companies invited to take the stage this June…

 

Tangerine adds Eyeprint ID and voice biometrics to its mobile banking app

Canada’s Tangerine Bank has released a new version of its mobile banking app for iOS to include eyeprint recognition and…

 

Canadian company researching how to identify people by the way they walk

According to a recent report by CBC, Canadian research and development company ViTRAK is doing research to recognize people by…

 

RCMP exploring expanded biometric ID capacity

According to an article in Motherboard, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are seeking to expand its automated fingerprint identification…

 

US wants more biometric data and information sharing with Canada

The United State’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, was asked this week about Canada using the U.S. biometrics system to…

 

Canadian researchers considering iris biometrics to help homeless get healthcare

A Canadian research project is looking at the use of iris recognition to help homeless people get around the problem…

 

Canadian university prof wins grant for machine vision technology research

Graham Taylor, an engineering professor at the University of Guelph will share $550,000 in federal funding for a three-year international…

 

MasterCard bringing biometric payment authentication solution to Canada

Following successful pilot programs in the U.S. and the Netherlands, MasterCard is bringing its biometric payment solution to Canada this…

 

Canada outlines refugee security measures to U.S. Senate committee

In advance of a U.S. Senate committee meeting next week about “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for…

 

Biometrics and smart gun technology, facial recognition, CES and fingerprint authentication trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Smart gun…

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