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Florida school district contemplates using biometric systems

Principals of several school districts in Florida are seriously considering the installation of biometric scanners for schools, bus and other…

 

U.S. surveillance system spying on public spaces

According to a series of recent news reports, former senior U.S. intelligence officials have created a detailed domestic surveillance system…

 

Biometric Research Notes: FLIR Systems

The stock price of FLIR Systems is projected to rise over 25 percent over the next year. The firm which…

 

Pennsylvania to use Animetrics facial recognition system

The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has selected Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3-D facial recognition and identity management solutions,…

 

Israeli jurists right to call biometric database “extreme” and “harmful”

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice held a hearing on a petition seeking the annulment of a law…

 

Israel to review use of centralized biometric database

Israeli’s Interior Ministry, under direction of the country’s High Court of Justice, has agreed to review whether the creation of…

 

NIST recognizes NEC for ‘best-in-class’ facial recognition technology

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology provider of strategic IT and communications solutions, has recently announced that its…

 

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…

 

Bill C-30 under scrutiny due to privacy concerns

In Canada, both federal and Ontario privacy commissioners have expressed concern over Bill C-30, which they say is too invasive…

 

Dispute over Jamaican employees surrendering fingerprints

According to a recent article in The Gleaner, large Jamaican companies are using biometric systems to ensure that their employees…

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