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UK biometrics technology manufacturer IEvo secures $297,000 funding

UK biometric manufacturer IEvo recently worked with regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers to secure £200,000 ($297,064) from the…

 

Biometrics technology to replace some UK probation officers

UK private probation operator Sodexo unveiled plans to introduce biometrics reporting kiosks for offenders to report in without having to…

 

UK immigration introduces new rules regarding biometrics

The UK government announced its new rules for managing fingerprints, facial images and biometric information, which will be enforced beginning…

 

SecureAuth report finds many UK companies rely solely on passwords

SecureAuth has published a new study that finds that the use of two-step verification has not reached mainstream popularity, as…

 

Report address MPs’ concerns about UK government not providing guidelines on biometrics usage

In the UK’s Science and Technology Committee new report titled “Science and Technology – Sixth Report: Current and future uses…

 

Surrey Police Force to combat criminal behavior with biometrics

The Surrey Police Force in the UK announced it has deployed fingerprint scanners to help protect the Epsom and Ewell…

 

Two UK banks integrate Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint recognition into their mobile apps

UK banks RBS and Natwest both recently integrated Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint technology into their iPhone apps, allowing customers to…

 

Biometric residence permits will now be mandatory for all first time visa applicants to UK

The UK government is making it mandatory for all first time visa applicants to the UK to apply for a…

 

UK police using biometric database without proper regulations in place

UK police forces are crosschecking suspects against a massive database that stores up to 18 million mugshots, all without having…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner releases annual report

UK Biometrics Commissioner Alastair R. MacGregor publicly released his first annual report yesterday. The Biometrics Commissioner is independent of the…

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