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Crossmatch reader used on ThinkPad healthcare edition 13 February 2019

Crossmatch, part of HID Global, today announced its fingerprint reading technology is enabling secure identity management on the newly revealed Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Healthcare Edition. 

Quebec opts for Gemalto and SAAQ 16 January 2019

Gemalto and the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) have been chosen to produce health insurance cards.

Indian NGO wants biometrics linked to blood donations 10 January 2019

An organisation in the Indian state of Tamil Nadue wants the government to link blood donations to biometrics to prevent HIV being spread through transfusions.

PSI and element to work on healthcare biometrics 11 December 2018

Population Services International (PSI) and Element are teaming up to identify patients and offer long-term personalized health services

Fingerprints protect privacy for AIDS testing in South Africa 08 October 2018

Integrated Biometrics has noted in a new blog post how a non-governmental organization based in South Africa, dramatically improved both testing and treatment rates for AIDS by using privacy provided by fingerprints.

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Tanzania opts for HID

HID Global has been selected by the government of Tanzania to be a prime supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing ePassports as part of Tanzania’s e-Immigration programme. 

Nuance wants part in new Australia payments system

Voice biometrics firm Nuance says its tech could play a role in a new Australia payments system.

CrucialTec to expand into biomedical sector

South Korean biometrics firm CrucialTec will expand into the biomedical market next year with a plan to provide products like smartphone thermometer and diabetes diagnosis kit.

Thales acquires Gemalto, beating Atos bid

French defence firm Thales has snapped up digital identity and cyber security firm Gemalto in a deal worth $5.6bn, less than a week after Atos made a lower offer. 

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