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Apple to purchase AuthenTec for $356 million

Last week, Apple entered into an agreement to purchase AuthenTec Inc. for approximately US$356 million. According to a SEC filing,…

 

Cross Match technologies acquired by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services business, has acquired Cross Match…

 

Fast fingerprint processing to cost more for Ontario volunteers

Expedited criminal record checks that utilize biometric fingerprint processing for volunteers in Ontario will cost much more than traditional criminal…

 

U.S. immigrant fingerprint sharing program flawed

James Makowski, a Chicago-area U.S. citizen, is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security…

 

Ontario Police introduces Fingerprint Scanners

The Norfolk detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has begun to test the use of a digital fingerprint and…

 

Iris scans are the next big thing for FBI

Iris scans will be the next big thing for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation as it plans to test…

 

IDair Launches New Touch-less Fingerprint Scanner

Fingerprinting continues to dominate the biometric markets in most sectors, especially law enforcement, national security and businesses. However, the use…

 

Fingerprint Scanner used for Welsh High School Access

Amidst criticism surrounding the use of biometrics in schools, a north Wales high school has fingerprinted its pupils in order…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

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