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Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….

 

Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…

 

Prototype consumer camera to integrate eye-tracking biometrics

Every year, more and more technological advancements and breakthroughs are being conceptualised and developed. On such anticipated breakthrough is the…

 

Bureaucratic turf war slowing India’s biometric efforts

The Registrar General of India (RGI) has completed the data entry of nearly 670 million people along with the biometrics…

 

Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…

 

Explainer: Speaker Recognition

Speaker, or voice, recognition is a biometric modality that uses an individual’s voice for recognition purposes. (It is a different…

 

Explainer: Hand Geometry Recognition

Hand geometry recognition is the longest implemented biometric type, debuting in the market in the late 1980s. The systems are…

 

Lumidigm providers Biometric Fingerprint Readers to Brazilian ATMs

Biometrics company Luimidigm Inc., in cooperation with Brazilian international bank Itautec, is deploying 12,000 automated banking/teller machines (ATMs) with Lumidigm’s…

 

Clear Biometric Fast-Pass Lanes Return to SFO

Clear fast pass lanes are making a comeback at the San Francisco International Airport, reports Santa Cruz Sentintel. The recently…

 

New Biometric Passport for Liberians to Prevent Forgery

The Liberia ECOWAS Biometric Passport has been officially launched in the United States capital of Washington D.C. The launch was…

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