biometric voting

Gemalto Tech Used for Biometric Voter ID in Philippines Election

Gemalto Tech Used for Biometric Voter ID in Philippines Election

“The larger aim is to eliminate voter fraud by ensuring that each eligible citizen gets a single vote.” National and local elections are being held today in the Philippines, and biometric technology from Gemalto is playing a key role. The company has revealed that it was selected, together with domestic IT firm Nextix, to provide…

Afghanistan Plans to Reuse Biometric Devices for Presidential Election

Afghanistan Plans to Reuse Biometric Devices for Presidential Election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) is moving forward with plans to use biometric devices for the country’s upcoming Presidential election on September 28th. The fingerprint scanners are the same ones that were used in the country’s Parliamentary election last October. That’s also the reason the decision is coming under fire from political observers. An independent…

BioSec Announces ‘BS PalmVote’ Solution for Biometric Elections

BioSec Announces ‘BS PalmVote’ Solution for Biometric Elections

“It’s a solution that could take advantage of a growing trend around the world, with newer democracies in particular looking for technological solutions to secure free and fair elections.” BioSec has adapted its palm vein biometrics technology to a new biometric voting solution. Dubbed “BS PalmVote”, the module can authenticate an individual in about one…