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India opens bids on $4M contract for facial recognition and security cameras in prisons

The Public Works Department of Delhi, India, has launched a tender for 1,248 CCTV cameras, some with facial recognition, to…

 

Tascent’s multimodal biometrics contracted for Palau border, Australian prisons

The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP) of the western Pacific Ocean Republic of Palau has reached a deal…

 

Australian state contracts Unisys to deploy iris and face biometrics in prisons for $12.8M

The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has entered a $12.8 million contract with American IT firm Unisys to…

 

Biometric ID, prison programs questioned at federal, state levels in Pakistan

A federal ombudsman in Pakistan is saying that “proper functioning” biometric ID systems must be installed all jails in that…

 

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

Guardian RFID debuts cloud-based prison platform with facial recognition

Guardian RFID, a Maple Grove, Minnesota-based company that specializes in correctional facility technology, has launched a cloud product that utilizes…

 

Imageware to streamline biometric data collection for Arizona corrections

The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen the Imageware Law Enforcement Platform to expedite the collection of biometric and biographic data…

 

Bangladesh, Kenya, UK opt for biometrics to tackle crime in prisons

Governments are increasingly opting for biometrics and other smart technologies as a way of ramping up security around prisons and…

 

Nigeria counts on biometrics to recapture nearly 4K fleeing jail-breakers

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said his ministry is working in collaboration with the Nigerian Identity Management Commission…

 

Biometrics in the big house: Surveillance and new revenue

A pair of recent patents and a patent application paint a grim(mer) future for prison inmates and guards. The innovations…

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