Biometrics

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

Barclays : Finger Vein Scanner 'Game-Changing'

Barclays has said it is commited to a biometric future in banking security while showing off its new finger scanner aimed at cutting fraud.The bank said the scanner, which can be used by corporate clients from next year, was part of a package of measures ... [Published 4 Traders - 38 mins ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 59 mins ago - 3 reports

FBI's facial recognition technology goes fully operational

The federal government's Next Generation Identification System — a biometric database that relies largely on facial-recognition technology — is now fully operational, the FBI announced Monday."This effort is a significant step forward for the criminal ... [Published Washington Times - 59 mins ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

FBI launches new identification system

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division has launched the achievement of full operational capability of the Next Generation Identification (NGI) System.Dwveloped to expand the FBI’s biometric identification ... [Published IT Security Guru - 9 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

South Africa postpones child travel rules opposed by tourism industry

Reuters  –JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has postponed the implementation of two tighter regulations on travel for children after the tourism industry raised concerns, the department of home affairs said on Tuesday.The controversial new rules, ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Cross Match Launches New Identity Management Handheld Solution

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , Sept. 16, 2014 -- Cross Match Technologies, a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today the launch of its Verifier ® Sentry handheld solution designed to authenticate the identity ... [Published ITbriefing - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 10 reports

Why you should be worried about facial recognition

Source: Supplied THE FBI has launched its “next generation” facial recognition system — and the implications are terrifying. It not only draws on a database of criminal mugshots, it searches through ordinary people too.Anyone who has ever had a background ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Valencell, Inc. Selected as 'Showcase Company' at CED Tech Venture Conference 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. , Sept. 16, 2014 -- Valencell, Inc., a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, has been chosen as one of 18 "Showcase Companies" representing North Carolina's hottest emerging technology businesses at the annual CED Tech ... [Published ITbriefing - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigerian Banks Shows Interest to Execute Payment Solution of National Electronic ID Card

The NIMC has announced that 10 out of the 13 banks in Nigeria have signed and executed agreements to implement the payment solution of the National electronic ID (National e-ID) cardsAccess bank is currently implementing the pilot with a view to ensuring ... [Published Technology Banker - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Accessories of inmates destroyed by BJMP

ILOILO CITY Fifty nine cellphones and a huge motley of accessories which included bladedweapons seized from inmates were crushed under the weight of a vibratory road roller inside the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Region 6 compound Monday, witnessed ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Jail, Biometrics, Cellphone
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

No ghost employees: DDA vice-chairman

Comment · print · T TT+· T-With the biometric attendance data of the Delhi Development Authority raising the spectre of a big manpower scam its vice-chairman Balvinder Kumar on Monday said it was too “premature to say there are 2,000 ghost employees ... [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Enhanced FBI Database Lets Authorities Search Criminal And Non-Criminal Biometrics | Fast Company

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday that its expanded biometric database[1] Next Generation Identifier is now fully operational. Next Generation Identifier, which took three years to develop[2], replaces the bureau's fingerprint identification ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Are Passwords Passé? NICE Shows How Companies are Using Voice Biometrics to Authenticate Callers in Real-time at FinovateFall 2014

Are Passwords Passé? NICE Shows How Companies are Using Voice Biometrics to Authenticate Callers in Real-time at FinovateFall 2 ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 15 2014]

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"It will be game-changing for UK businesses and consumers."
"This effort is a significant step forward for the criminal justice community in utilizing biometrics as an investigative enabler" the FBI said in
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"The civilianisation of immigration functions represents an important step forward in this effort as it will release some 125 Gardaí for other core policing duties."

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Personal Information is Ubiquitous in the Digit... [Published AFCEA - 20 mins ago]
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Smartphone biometrics push the right buttons (1... [Published Electronic Product Design - 22 mins ago]
ATMs and Mobile Banking Are Clearly a Big Deal:... [Published Mercator Advisory Group - 23 mins ago]
Hyderabad police go hi tech to investigate crimes [Published Deccan Chronicle - 37 mins ago]
Barclays : Finger Vein Scanner 'Game-Changing' [Published 4 Traders - 38 mins ago]
Biometric check-in at Nabanna [Published Times of India - 54 mins ago]
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IDEX Strengthens Business Development and Custo... [Published Newswire Today - 1 hour ago]
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FBI Announces Its Facial Recognition System Is ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 1 hour ago]
People of Afghanistan Held as Hostages: Danish [Published Afghanistan News Center - 1 hour ago]
FBI: National Facial Recognition System Now Ful... [Published Firedoglake - 2 hours ago]
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South Africa postpones child travel rules oppos... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 4 hours ago]
Developers wont be able to use iPhone 6 NFC for... [Published Pocket-lint - 4 hours ago]
Kenya Shadows Nigeria In Payments‐enabled ID Ca... [Published Ventures Africa - 5 hours ago]
Looking for the Key to Security in the Internet... [Published Spectrum Online - 5 hours ago]
Breaking news: Regulations for child travellers... [Published Tourism Update - 5 hours ago]
Method of using personal device with internal b... [Published Free Patents Online - 5 hours ago]
Biometric based authorization systems for elect... [Published Free Patents Online - 5 hours ago]
S. Africa postpones requirements for travelling... [Published China.org.cn - 5 hours ago]
Looking for the Key to Security in the Internet... [Published IEEE Spectrum - 5 hours ago]
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FBI: National Facial Recognition System Now Ful... [Published Firedoglake - 2 hours ago]
Forget fingerprints, now your face is on file and captured every where you go. The FBI has announced that its facial recognition system – launched three years ago – is now “ fully operational .” The facial recognition program is part of the Next Generation ...
Looking for the Key to Security in the Internet... [Published IEEE Spectrum - 5 hours ago]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo-illustration: iStockphoto As the number of Internet connected-devices in any home skyrockets from a few, to a few dozen, to perhaps even a few hundred—including interconnecting thermostats, appliances, ...
Cross Match Launches New Identity Management Ha... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - 7 hours ago]
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Match Technologies, a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today the launch of its Verifier® Sentry handheld solution designed to authenticate ...
Valencell, Inc. Selected as 'Showcase Company' ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 7 hours ago]
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valencell, Inc., a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, has been chosen as one of 18 "Showcase Companies" representing North Carolina's hottest emerging technology businesses at the annual ...
NexID Enhances Fake-Finger-Detection Solution F... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - 7 hours ago]
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- NexID Biometrics LLC, whose spoof-mitigation technology boosts protection in applications with critical security-authentication needs, today announced an enhanced fake-finger-detection solution for both embedded ...
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Vein scanning - the handy way to pay [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 12 2014]
Paying with your veins - a 'handy' way to shop [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 10 2014]
Paying with your veins - a 'handy' way to shop [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 10 2014]
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Smart Wallet Competition for Consumer Acceptanc... [Published Financial Services - Sep 12 2014]
Global Biometrics Smart Wallets and Technology ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 10 2014]
Frost & Sullivan: Biometrics can be an Alternat... [Published Financial Services - Sep 10 2014]
Precise Biometrics technology in tier one smart... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 05 2014]
Barclays first in UK to launch new Biometric Re... [Published Barclays Press Releases - Sep 05 2014]
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