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Coursera looks to verify online student identity with photo, keystroke dynamics

Coursera, a social entrepreneurship company that partners with universities to offer free courses online, has announced that students can now…

 

Government schools and colleges in Karachi to deploy biometric workforce management and attendance systems

Biometric attendance and workforce management systems will be installed at government schools and colleges in Karachi, Pakistan, thenews.com.pk reports. According…

 

Government of India eyes Aadhaar-based scholarship payments

The Department of Social Welfare is planning to launch a scholarship payment program using state-issued Aadhaar numbers in India, The…

 

Schools in England to be banned from collecting pupil biometrics without parental consent

Schools in England will be banned from collecting students’ biometric data without parental consent starting in September 2013, according to…

 

Engineering school in Andhra becomes first state-run school to install biometric attendance system in the Indian state

Becoming the first state-run educational institution in the state of Andhra to install a biometric attendance system on its campus,…

 

Biometrics Institute warns of threat to privacy in widening access to National Pupil Database

Earlier this month, the Biometrics Institute, an independent international body representing biometrics users, academia and the industry have called for…

 

Newcastle University students vote against biometrics to track course attendance

Voting 1,206 to 320, students at Newcastle University have rejected biometric measures proposed to monitor course attendance on the school…

 

International CES 2013 announces expansion of public policy focus, to explore facial recognition

The Consumer Electronics Association, the producer of the annual International CES conference, has announced a broad array of panel discussions…

 

10th International Summer School on Biometrics to focus on emerging issues

The 2013 International Summer School on Biometrics  takes place June 10-15, 2013 in Alghero, Italy and this year, promises to…

 

University of Southampton gets government funding for biometrics, cybersecurity

The University of Southampton in the UK has secured a grant to launch a cybersecurity research center, and extend its…

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