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Blockchain-based biometric ATM prototype developed for the Saudi Arabian market

Alhamrani Universal, the largest automated teller machine provider in Saudi Arabia, has partnered with ShoCard to develop a biometric ATM…

 

SITA selected to modernize technology at Saudi Arabia airports

SITA has been selected by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to support the modernization of 26 airports…

 

Biometrics research briefs: biometric sensors, chip cards, Saudi Arabia market

Biometric sensors The global market for biometric sensors was valued at US$802.2 million in 2015 and is projected to expand…

 

Saudi Arabia expanding biometric registration of travelers with new modalities

Jawazat, the General Directorate of Passports for Saudi Arabia, is expanding its use of biometrics to facilitate traveler processing and…

 

Saudi telco blames Q4 loss on biometric identification initiative

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), Saudi Arabia’s second largest telecommunications operator, blamed a fourth-quarter loss on the cost of implementing a government…

 

Saudi mobile phone subscribers drop by 3 million due to fingerprint registration

A report by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) revealed that the number of mobile phone subscribers in Saudi…

 

US patent for facial recognition analysis granted to King Saud University scientists

King Saud University (KSU) scientists Dr. Imran Razzaq, Prof. Khaled Alghathbar and Prof. Muhammad Khurram Khan have been granted a…

 

VFS Global launches mobile biometrics collection service for UK visa applicants in Qatar

VFS Global has introduced an “On Demand Mobile Biometrics” service for UK visa applicants in Qatar, Saudi Arabia. The ‘concierge…

 

Biometrics registration for SIM cards begins in Saudi Arabia

In an effort to restrict mobile phone users from taking part in activities that threaten national security, the Saudi Ministry…

 

Fingerprints to replace witnesses identifying women in Saudi Arabia courts

The Saudi Ministry of Justice said it will implement fingerprint authentication to replace the current process in which a witness…

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