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Japan providing $4.5m grant to strengthen Jordan’s biometric border control

The governments of Jordan and Japan have signed a 500 million yen (approximately US$4.5 million) grant agreement aimed at securing…

 

Dubai Police turn to AI and biometrics for crime prevention

The Dubai Police are deploying artificial intelligence and facial recognition software to help predict and prevent crimes in areas of…

 

Bahrain fintech firm appoints new CEO to drive biometric payment solution

Bahrain fintech solutions provider Eazy Financial Services B.S.C. has appointed Mr. Khaled Abdulkarim Al Ahli as its CEO to help…

 

QNB adds iris recognition to its ATMs

In an effort to increase customers’ financial security and convenience, Qatar National Bank (QNB) has begun using Iris ID’s iris…

 

PayExpo MENA

PayExpo MENA 5 – 7 December 2016 Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai T: +44 (0) 20 7384 7744 PayExpo MENA will…

 

Commercial Bank of Qatar introduces finger vein biometrics for ATM authentication

Banking software solution provider 01 Systems announced today that the Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) has deployed its finger vein…

 

Standard Chartered Bank deployment of biometric technology expected to reach 5 million clients

Standard Chartered Bank will be deploying fingerprint and voice biometrics technology across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, according to…

 

Gulf Bank adds facial recognition to mobile banking app

Middle Eastern financial institution Gulf Bank has introduced facial recognition to its mobile banking app allowing customers access to their…

 

Kuwait launching new e-passport system by September

Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Gen Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah announced yesterday that a…

 

Qatar expects foreign worker fingerprint archives to be digitized by mid-year

According to a senior official in the Qatar Ministry of Interior, archiving of fingerprinting of foreign workers will be fully…

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