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Bangladesh industry group calls for biometric registry of factory owners for digital government services

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has announced it is preparing a biometric database of factory owners to…

 

PSA opens PhilSys’ biometric registration process to the public

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) opened the second, biometrics-focused part of the registration process for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)…

 

Walmart reaches $10M settlement in biometric privacy suit brought by employees

U.S. mega-retail chain Walmart is set to pay $10 million to as many as 21,677 current and former Illinois store…

 

Misuse of biometric system won accused U.S. war criminal a presidential pardon — report

In an interview last week, an investigative reporter claims that the Hollywood sheen of biometric data has been used to…

 

Biometrics for healthcare wearables developed by Valencell, exhibited at CES

Valencell has announced the development of an upgraded biometric blood pressure measuring technology for wearables that does not require calibration…

 

Macau to collect biometric data from all visitors to fight identity fraud

All visitors to Macau will likely soon be required to provide biometric data to city authorities on entrance, GGRAsia reports, with…

 

Whoop brings biometric health monitoring to PGA Tour as official wearable

The PGA Tour announced a new partnership with fitness tracking company Whoop to provide live insights into players’ biometrics during…

 

South Africa considers new biometric child registration policy to fight identity theft

South Africa’s department of home affairs (DHA) has recommended that children again undergo a biometric registration process at the age…

 

EU border agency says biometrics interoperability framework includes robust safeguards

eu-LISA is set to play a crucial role in the facilitation of interoperability in Europe, with its management of a…

 

Biometric wearables deployed for worker safety, illness detection, therapy trial

Wearables with embedded biometric capabilities from Canaria are being used for safety monitoring, while devices from Garmin and Oura are…

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