State/Local Government

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EU Council adopts biometric justice regulations 15 May 2019

The EU Council has adopted two regulations establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems in the area of justice and home affairs. 


IDEMIA and Alabama update eID app with facial recognition 06 February 2019

Augmented Identity firm Idemia and the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR), today announced enhancements to the newly renamed IDEMIA eID app, which provides all Alabama taxpayers the ability to protect their identity and combat state income tax fraud.


Florida county election boards choose Bio-key solution 11 October 2018

Biometric authentication and security solutions firm Bio-key has announced that two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key's ID Director for Windows software to prevent voter fraud.


App makes politicians recognisable 07 September 2018

A new app for aims to make civic engagement for everyone easier with a facial recognition feature for public officials. 


Canadian start-up Plurilock launches new behavioural biometric solutions 23 August 2018

Plurilock - a Canadian start-up delivering solutions for workplace identity assurance - announces it has surpassed $1M revenue and is launching new products to meet the increasing demand for behavioural biometric security.

Features

Feature: Mobile identity and unlocking the DNA of trust

For financial service providers this  presents significant opportunities to better engage with customers in a much more personalised way, 
 


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.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


India boldly takes biometrics where no country has gone before

Here is an in-depth overview of how well biometric technology is performing in India's UID project. And, more crucially, it explains why performance is so good.

 


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