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CBP trialing biometric technology by Iris ID at US Mexico border crossing

Iris ID is participating in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) project that is testing biometric solutions to identify…

 

U.S. updates visa waiver program with new biometric capabilities

The Obama administration has made some key changes to the visa waiver program (VWP), including more effective tracking of past…

 

South Africa to introduce biometrics collection at its airports

In a reversal of policy, South Africa will collect visitor biometrics at its airports and accept visa requests by mail,…

 

DHS updates U.S. visa waiver program to include mandatory use of biometric passports

The Department of Homeland Security has updated its visa waiver program with stricter air travel requirements on foreign governments including…

 

South Africa to implement biometric regulations for India visa application

South Africa will implement biometric regulations for India’s visa applicants by the end of the year, as soon as it…

 

Hardware flaw preventing biometric data checks at U.S. embassies from being processed

The State Department revealed that a computer flaw preventing a key system from processing and sending the security-related biometric data…

 

Biometrics for government agencies, face and voice hit big this week

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news articles from BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Government contracts There were…

 

TT Services appoints key executives to expand biometric enrolment capability

Integrated visa processing solutions firm TT Services recently made a series of appointments in an effort to expand its biometric…

 

Saudi Arabia requires all Visa holders to submit fingerprints and biometric data

As part of the second phase of Saudi Arabia’s initiative to collect biometric data from foreign residents, all visitors will…

 

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…

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