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NIST recognizes 3M Cogent’s Latent Fingerprint Algorithm Most Accurate

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognizes 3M Cogent’s latent fingerprint algorithm as achieving the highest accuracy score….

 

Biometric Palm Prints included in AFIS Upgrades

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be expanding its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to also include palm prints and…

 

Canada to eavesdrop at airports, border crossings

Canada announced this week that it will begin using high-definition cameras and microphones capable of recording conversations between travelers at…

 

University Police implement Biometrics Access System

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) announced on Tuesday that it will be implementing a Biometrics Access System (BACSTM). The announcement…

 

US / Korea Traveler Program includes Biometric Fingerprinting

The U.S.A and the Republic of Korea have launched a reciprocal program where low-risk travelers of both countries can sign-up…

 

Aussies Approve Of Biometric Security Measures In Airports

The overwhelming support given by Australians in the proposed use of biometric facial recognition for customs and immigration will soon…

 

Biometric Security combats South African Social Welfare Fraud

The U.S. National Biometric Security Project reported that South Africa will be using a new biometric-based payment system that will…

 

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…

 

Government Industry Panel discusses Challenges in Biometrics Systems

The IJIS Institute will lead a new joint Government Industry Panel to discuss interoperability issues in biometric systems on July…

 

Canada to introduce biometrics to identify foreigners, cut fraud

The Canadian government intends to utilize biometric systems to verify foreigners who enter the country. As an initial step, the…

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