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South Africa launches biometrics collection pilot at airports

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has launched a pilot project in which it will capture and collect biometric data…


Philippines’ Supreme Court urged to extend biometric voter registration period

A group of students have called on the Philippines’ Supreme Court to urge the Commission on Elections to postpone the…


Schengen states make biometric registration mandatory for Indian visa applicants

Starting November 2, the Schengen states will require all Indian visa applicants to visit the consulate or application center —…


South Africa to introduce biometrics collection at its airports

In a reversal of policy, South Africa will collect visitor biometrics at its airports and accept visa requests by mail,…


Fujitsu Laboratories develops method to convert biometric data into cryptographic key

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a new technology that uses randomized numbers to convert biometric data into a cryptographic key for…


Crossmatch, LEID Products showcase biometrics solutions for law enforcement at IACP

Crossmatch and LEID Products, LLC are both showcasing their biometric solutions for law enforcement agencies at this week’s International Association…


DHS launches Identity Intelligence Biometrics (I2B) pilot project

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis has launched the Identity Intelligence Biometrics (I2B) pilot project,…


Grabba receives technology innovation award at Homeland Security Week

Grabba International Pty Ltd announced it has received the ‘Technology Innovation of the Year’ award at Homeland Security Week 2015….


Oklahoma receives extension to comply with biometric data collection law

Oklahoma’s government has received another extension to comply with the federal REAL ID Act, which makes it mandatory for all…


UK government grants one-year extension for biometric data retention law review

In a legislation document issued on Tuesday, the UK government announced it has extended the timeframe for a review into…

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