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Iris ID and Telaeris partner on mobile ID 13 June 2019

Iris ID, a  provider of iris recognition technology, today announced its multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform now offers gateless access control, time and attendance and employee mustering for both commercial and government markets.


Gavi, NEC, and Simprints develop immunisation solution 10 June 2019

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries.


Scientists use facial recognition technology to monitor ICU patients 04 June 2019

A team of Japanese scientists has published a study on a facial recognition system that can predict when patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) are at high risk of unsafe behavior such as accidentally removing their breathing tube, with moderate (75%) accuracy.


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. 


Nagasaki University and NEC create biometric programme 18 April 2019

Nagasaki University and NEC Corporation have established a program on global health & biometric authentication with Nagasaki University's Graduate School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health Studies. 

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Homeless shelter in Canada to use face recognition

The Calgary Drop-In Centre plans to use face recognition to identify clients that visit the shelter.


Walmart wins patent for medical records stored on biometric blockchain

Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that would store a person’s medical information in a blockchain database and allow first responders to retrieve it in the event of an emergency.


Vecna and Imprivata partner on biometric patient solution

Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology.


Kansas starts care home fingerprint checks

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed into law a bill authorising the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ (KDADS) Health Occupations Credentialing program to conduct national fingerprint-based background checks.


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