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Biometrics emerging as key issue for Trump administration 20 January 2017

US President Donald Trump’s expected stance on immigration, national security and crime are leading to speculation that the biometrics industry could experience a fillip during his administration.


Saudi telco says fingerprint policy hit revenues 20 January 2017

Saudi telecommunications carrier tihad Etisalat (Mobily) has blamed a national policy that links biometrics to SIM data for losses in the last period.


UIDAI to incentivise biometric Aadhaar payments 20 January 2017

The Unique Identification Authority of India has said merchants that use biometrics for digital transactions should be given incentives.


Hungarian firm to produce biometric passports for Mongolia 20 January 2017

Mongolia has inked a deal with the Hungarian State Printing Company to develop the country’s new generation of ePassports. 

Interview

Interview: John Daugman 01 June 2016

An interview with John Daugman, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition at Cambridge University, UK.   


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Features

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.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


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