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Devices used to collect biometrics in Indian children’s homes experience technical glitches

The majority of biometric devices that were installed by India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development Department to maintain an…

 

Apple granted patent for facial recognition feature that unlocks smartphones

Apple Inc. has been granted a US patent for a new facial recognition mechanism that enables users to unlock mobile…

 

UK immigration introduces new rules regarding biometrics

The UK government announced its new rules for managing fingerprints, facial images and biometric information, which will be enforced beginning…

 

Afghanistan government continues to see delays for biometric identification card

The introduction of biometric identification cards could prevent voter fraud in Afghanistan’s elections and ultimately make it a more fair…

 

SITA installs automated passport control kiosks at Abu Dhabi Airport

Air transport and government IT firm SITA announced that Abu Dhabi International Airport is now using SITA’s new automated passport…

 

Students develop facial recognition app that secures smartphones with a selfie

Three West Virginia University students have developed an app that uses facial recognition technology to protect private data on a…

 

Aurora releases new version of infrared passport verification software

Aurora announced it has released version 14.10.09 (codename Inara) of its infrared passport verification software, which is able to reduce…

 

Steria provides biometric solutions to the Norwegian Police

Steria announced it has signed a six-year contract with the Norwegian Police to deploy its biometrics solution, which will be…

 

Photo-ID security measures not sufficient: study

New research suggests that passport issuing officers are no less successful at identifying a fake passport photo than the average…

 

National Identity Management Commission looks to enroll Nigerians abroad

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Nigeria has announced it will enroll Nigerians living abroad as a part of…

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