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Apple patents system for electronic credentials with biometric protection

An iPhone could one day stand in various for identity credentials, including the user’s passport, according to a patent application…


Vision-Box, Biometric Solutions to provide Danish government with biometric-based automated border control solution

Vision-Box and Biometric Solutions have been awarded a four-year contract from the Danish government for biometric-based solutions and components for…


Photo-ID security measures not sufficient: study

New research suggests that passport issuing officers are no less successful at identifying a fake passport photo than the average…


Somaliland set to replace handwritten passports with electronic documents in 2014

The Republic of Somaliland says it’s set to replace its handwritten passports with new electronic documents as soon as early…


ICAO announces ninth symposium and exhibition on MRTDs, biometrics and border security

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has just announced its ninth symposium and exhibition on machine readable travel documents, biometrics…


Vision-Box deploys multimodal biometric eGates at Hamad International Airport

Vision-Box has been awarded a contract to deploy 64 multimodal eGates at all terminals of the Hamad International Airport in Qatar….


Despite AuthenTec buy, no fingerprint technology for iPhone 5

Considering Apple’s AuthenTec acquisition earlier this year, industry experts predicted that the iPhone 5 would incorporate fingerprint technology.  While the…

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