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Hotels near Delhi airport ordered by police to install facial recognition software

Hotels located near India’s Delhi airport have been instructed by local police to install facial recognition software as part of…

 

European Home Affairs Commissioner applauds Ukraine visa liberalizations talks

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström has issued a statement applauding visa liberalization dialogues in the Ukraine, which includes…

 

Biometrics Institute calls for collaboration between border agencies and aviation industry

The Biometrics Institute is advocating for tighter collaboration between border agencies and the aviation industry to promote safer air travel. This…

 

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…

 

Lumidigm to provide fingerprint sensors for Senegal visa enrollment stations

Lumidigm has announced that it will provide fingerprint sensors for Senegalese biometric visa enrollment stations. Specifically, the stations, made by Zetes,…

 

Gemalto, Morpho, Oberthur, G&D dominating e-passport market: research

The global market for e-passports is set to grow at a CAGR of 32.5% over the period of 2012-2016, according…

 

Indra boasts biometric capture briefcase for Maltese visas

Indra Sistemas SA has made a system for capturing biometric information for Maltese embassies and consulates that’s mounted in a briefcase….

 

Philippine ePassports soon to include iris scans

The Philippine government is planning to introduce iris scans as a part of its e-passport program. According to a report…

 

Morpho deploys biometric e-Gates in New Zealand

Since Morpho introduced its SmartGate technology in New Zealand, 6 million people have used it to pass through customs. Morpho has…

 

TSA expands biometric security screening, anticipates spike in membership

The TSA is expanding TSA Pre, its biometric expedited screening program and the administration is expecting a surge in membership. The…

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