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Indian city to use biometrics to curb absenteeism at health centers

The health department in Chandigarh, India is up in arms against the rising complaints of absenteeism in health centers and…

 

Europe proposes to share biometric refugee database with police

On May 30, the European Commission proposed that law enforcement officers of European Union member states be given access to…

 

Biometric Verification Mandatory for Nigeria Bank Customers

A new “know-your-customers” exercise will commence by the Central Bank of Nigeria on September 1, 2012.  The exercise aims to adopt…

 

U.S. Army Introducing Biometrics to Ground Operations

Recently, the 17th Infantry Brigade, which is part of the First Army Division, completed a seven-day biometrics training course. The…

 

Animetrics Introduces Investigative Facial Recognition Tool for Police

Animetrics recently introduced a new powerful facial biometric tool for local, state and federal law enforcement called “ForensicaGPS”. It is…

 

India Building World’s Largest Biometric Database

India’s identification policy will amass the world’s largest biometric database. The plan’s stated objectives are to improve social welfare by…

 

Expert says biometric systems subject to spoofs

According to Biometrics Institute Technical Committee Chair Ted Dunstone, biometric systems are more susceptible to vulnerabilities or spoofs because hardware…

 

Could ears be the perfect biometric?

Research into ear biometrics by University of Southampton professor Mark Nixon has raised new potential for security systems. Nixon believes that…

 

California data center uses biometrics for access control

Customization was the name of the game when ScaleMatrix opened its newest 50,000 sq. ft. San Diego data center recently. The…

 

Harmonic Launches Iris 2.0 Analytics Software

Iris 2.0 is the newest version of Harmonic’s video quality monitoring and analytics software suite. It features an enhanced graphical user…

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