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EFF takes aim at CBP biometric plans 16 February 2018

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has said biometric data gathering plans by the US Customs and Border Protections infringe on citizen privacy.

IFC and IrisGuard support Syrian refugees in Jordan 15 February 2018

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with IrisGuard, to help boost financial inclusion and improve the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordan and the region.

NZ Defence Force under pressure over biometric gathering 12 February 2018

The NZ Defence Force continues to face pressure from campaigners over biometric data gathering it conducted during Middle East and Central Asian conflicts in the mid 2000s.

Jumio reports 'doubling' of digital ID business 01 February 2018

Digital ID firm Jumio Corporation has reported that it surpassed the 100 million online identity verification threshold in the fourt quarter of last year.


Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  

Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 

EAB launches pan-European research consortium

A pan-European consortium that aims to foster links between the region’s academia, industry players and governments for better biometrics innovation was officially inaugurated in London yesterday.

FotoNation buys Smart Sensors as iris recognition goes mobile

UK-based iris recognition firm Smart Sensors has been acquired by FotoNation, a provider of computational imaging solutions for smartphones and digital cameras.

Holding ghosts accountable: Biometrics bring greater transparency to African public sector

The insidious nature of corruption presents a formidable obstacle for the improvement of any society. One of the more nuanced forms of corruption occurs through the employment of “ghost workers. But biometrics is being successfuly used to help eliminate the problem.

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