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Wayne Memorial Hospital installs SafeChx fingerprint recognition scanner

Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pennsylvania is installing SafeChx’s fingerprint recognition scanner as a security for its patient identification process…


WVU Office of Technology Transfer licenses biometric technologies to Confirmix

The West Virginia University Office of Technology Transfer has granted a license for particular biometrics technologies to startup Confirmix, which…


University of Texas at Austin opens first of its kind ID Center

This is a guest post by Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). Research will inform…


Fingerprint scanner identifies subsurface skin characteristics to diagnose healthcare fraud in S. Africa

Fingerprint sensors that identify unique tissue properties of the finger are being rolled out in South Africa to combat identity…


Biometric identification’s role in the on-boarding process

This is a guest post by Steve Cook Director of Business Development at Facebanx Examining the use of biometrics in…


Biometrics are key for secure banking

Biometrics are the new E-verification tools for online and mobile banking says Steve Cook, Director of Business Development for Facebanx….


Sinton Independent School District in Texas introduces biometric attendance to school buses

Students in the Sinton Independent School District in Texas will soon be fingerprinted when boarding the school bus. Sinton is…


Australian Immigration officials crack down on illegal workers and visa fraud with facial recognition

Immigration officials in Australia are cracking down on visa fraud and illegal workers as a part of a national identity…


U.S. should adopt biometrics IDs for Social Security

Comprehensive immigration reform in the United States might spur the implementation of nationwide biometric identification. BiometricUpdate.com reported last week that…


CARTES America conference to take place April 23-25 in Las Vegas

CARTES America has announced its second industry conference, which is set to take place April 23-25, 2013 in Las Vegas….

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