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DNA markers to authenticate military electronic devices

The US Department of Defense recently awarded Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. a contract for microcircuit authentication. The company is best…

 

Jakarta issues e-ID cards with biometrics

The Jakarta Civil Registration Agency adopted biometrics through issuing new e-ID cards however only one million of 4.6 million e-ID…

 

Six things to know about India’s Aadhaar biometric program

Since the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) program started in 2010, it has raised a lot of questions and sparked…

 

Spy planes, sensors, biometrics detect IEDs

Spy planes, sensors and biometrics have helped curb explosives that threaten US troops in Afghanistan. There have been significant increases…

 

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….

 

Biometrics summit to gather leading U.S. government agencies

The Institute of Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announced that it would hold its Biometrics & Identity Management Summit on August…

 

Biometrics data to be collected from foreign visitors to India

Foreign nationals visiting India as tourists or working may soon have their biometrics data collected. India will pilot the project…

 

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…

 

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….

 

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…

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