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Virginia to expand DNA, fingerprint databases 25 June 2018

A bill signed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam last week requires law enforcement agencies to include a photograph and fingerprints in reports to the state for anyone convicted of trespassing or disorderly conduct.


Nigerian govt to conduct biometric registration of foreigners 22 June 2018

Nigeria's federal government has unfolded plans to carry out biometric registration of all foreigners who have overstayed their visas in Nigeria.


Integrated Biometrics products used for financial services in Mexico 22 June 2018

Integrated Biometrics has revealed that its mobile, FBI-certified 10-print fingerprint scanners have become the standard for Mexican financial services organizations.


Google introduces new biometric authentication API for Android 21 June 2018

Google has announced developers can start using the BiometricPrompt API to integrate biometric authentication into their apps.

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Beijing metro plans biometric payments at turnstiles 19 June 2018

Beijing subway system plans to introduce biometric solutions at stations this year to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, a senior manager said last week.


NEC responds over Australian biometrics project 18 June 2018

NEC Australia says it is “extremely disappointed” with the decision of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) to cancel the Biometric Identification Services (BIS) project.


Touch Biometrix appoints CTO 15 June 2018

Touch Biometrix, a fingerprint technology company headquartered in North Wales, has appointed a Chief Technology Officer.


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Features

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.


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


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.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


British MPs ‘alarmed’ at police using biometric data

A British parliamentary committee tasked with looking into the implications of biometric technology has recommended that the government strengthen regulations on testing and privacy. 


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