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Regulation To Require Thailand MNOs Biometrically Register Subscribers

Regulation To Require Thailand MNOs Biometrically Register Subscribers

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is pressing ahead with its new regulation requiring mobile network operators to enable biometric registration for subscribers, and has rejected calls to exempt smaller operators from the order, reports the Bangkok Post. The measure was introduced last last year as a means of improving security for customers, with…

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

“Dubbed Fast Pass by IdentoGO, the expanded solution has the same basis, requiring the registration of fingerprints and other data ahead of time, but now enables faster security screening at participating event venues.” MorphoTrust is expanding its TSA Pre-Check biometric pre-screening system to concerts and other entertainment venues, the company has announced. The system has long…

New Legislation to Make Biometric Registration Mandatory for Israelis

New Legislation to Make Biometric Registration Mandatory for Israelis

Israel’s Interior Minister is following through on his promise to make enrollment in a national biometric database mandatory. Minister Arye Dery first announced the measure this past summer, when he said that anyone applying for a government ID would have to register. Now, he has put forward a memorandum asserting that all citizens must register,…

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

“It’s the latest effort to raise the public profile of TSA PreCheck, with IdentoGO having set up numerous temporary enrollment centers across the country over the summer months to help ease the pressure at airports during the busy travel season.” IdentoGO is hitting the road to spread the news about TSA PreCheck, MorphoTrust’s biometric pre-screening…

Thailand Mobile Operators Must Enable Biometric Enrollment: Regulator

Thailand Mobile Operators Must Enable Biometric Enrollment: Regulator

Government regulators in Thailand are making biometric enrollment mandatory for mobile subscribers, reports the Bangkok Post. It’s a move headed by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, or NBTC. All mobile operators will be required to set up online fingerprint registration for subscribers, with next February being the tentative deadline. The move follows the NBTC’s announcement…

Fujitsu Launches Smart Origination Platform

Fujitsu Launches Smart Origination Platform

Fujitsu has officially launched the Smart Origination platform it developed in collaboration with ImageWare, InAuth, Intelligent Environments, Mitek, and Trunomi. The platform is designed to help client financial institutions to easily enroll customers in under five minutes, allowing them to digitally collect and verify identity documents, in part with using technologies such as ImageWare’s biometric…

INTERVIEW: Roberto Wolfer, CEO, JENETRIC

INTERVIEW: Roberto Wolfer, CEO, JENETRIC

One of the big showstopping events of this year’s recent Global Identity Summit was the Bratwurst, Beer and Biometrics party hosted by Germany-based JENETRIC. The festivities served as a stage for the company to launch its latest biometric technology, the LIVETOUCH quattro Compact mobile tenprint reader (pictured right). FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the…

MNOs Launch Biometric Onboarding Systems in India

MNOs Launch Biometric Onboarding Systems in India

Airtel and Vodafone have launched new biometric enrollment systems for mobile subscribers in India. They’re linked to Aadhaar, the country’s national biometric ID program that is used for an increasing number of authentication applications across the country. Developed in collaboration with Safran Security & Identity (formerly Morpho), Airtel’s system has gone live in its stores in Delhi, and…

Indian Hospitals to Issue Aadhaar Cards Along with Birth Certificates

Indian Hospitals to Issue Aadhaar Cards Along with Birth Certificates

The Indian government is getting ready to start issuing Aadhaar cards for newborns, reports the Deccan Chronicle. Aadhaar is India’s national biometric ID program. Over a billion citizens have been registered for Aadhaar, and the ID system is being used in a growing number of administrative services, not only from the government directly but also in areas…

News Roundup: A Multimodal Biometric Landscape

News Roundup: A Multimodal Biometric Landscape

Last week at FindBiometrics, mobile iris biometrics took the spotlight with the launch of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone as fingerprints made major headlines too, while face, voice and behavioral biometrics rounded out the industry coverage. Here s a look back on a truly multimodal week in biometrics: Iris On Tuesday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note7 smartphone,…

IdentoGO Taking Appointments for Forthcoming PreCheck Enrollment Centers

IdentoGO Taking Appointments for Forthcoming PreCheck Enrollment Centers

Temporary IdentoGO enrollment centers in Houston and Minneapolis are scheduled to open August 23rd. They will remain open until the 27th. IdentoGO is now taking appointments for its forthcoming temporary enrollment centers in Houston and Minneapolis. It’s part of a larger effort to meet demand for enrollment in TSA PreCheck, the biometric pre-screening program available…

IdentoGO Announces Several New Temporary TSA PreCheck Enrollment Centers

IdentoGO Announces Several New Temporary TSA PreCheck Enrollment Centers

IdentoGO continues to roll out its temporary enrollment centers for TSA PreCheck. The aim is to get more people signed up for the pre-screening program enabling expedited, biometric passenger processing at participating airports. IdentoGO has seen rising interest in the program during this year’s busy travel season, and it opening its new temporary enrollment centers…

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

Virginia residents will soon be able to enroll for TSA PreCheck at the DMV. It’s the product of a new partnership between MorphoTrust and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, which will work together to bring TSA PreCheck enrollment to nine DMV locations in the state by the end of the year, with a tenth…

IdentoGO Temporary Enrollment Center Opens in Miami

IdentoGO Temporary Enrollment Center Opens in Miami

IdentoGO opened an additional, temporary enrollment center in Miami today. It’s meant, of course, to facilitate registration in TSA PreCheck, a biometric pre-screening program designed to enable expedited security screening for travelers at participating airports in the US. That program has seen considerable expansion over the last several months, reaching two million enrollments near the…

Gemalto Selected for Biometric Voter Enrollment in DRC

Gemalto Selected for Biometric Voter Enrollment in DRC

CENI, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election commission, has chosen Gemalto to provide the biometric enrollment technology for its next election. The deal will see Gemalto provide 22,000 mobile voter enrollment kits, with Gemalto’s Coesys Mobile Enrollment stations being deployed at 18,000 enrollment centers across the country. In an effort to update the country’s national register…

Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

June is Border Control & National ID Month 2016 at FindBiometrics. All month we will be examining the ins-and-outs of biometric citizen registry and identification—its applications, real life deployments, and how it is shaping the global community—as well as the way biometrics are protecting the borders of the nations they are helping to build. To…

MorphoTrust Highlights PreCheck as TSA Wait Time Solution

MorphoTrust Highlights PreCheck as TSA Wait Time Solution

The US Transportation Security Administration is seeking to improve the efficiency of airport security screening, and MorphoTrust USA is expanding its efforts with TSA PreCheck accordingly, the company says. TSA PreCheck is the expedited screening program based on biometric identification, and administrated by MorphoTrust. Individuals who enroll are essentially pre-cleared for security, with their fingerprints…

New Kojak 10-Print Scanner Can Be Used in the Office and in the Field

New Kojak 10-Print Scanner Can Be Used in the Office and in the Field

Integrated Biometrics has unveiled its promised “game-changing” new device at this year’s connect:ID conference in Washington. Called the Kojak, it’s a ten-print and roll fingerprint scanner. It’s designed to facilitate the enrollment and identification of large groups of people, and can capture ten fingerprints in less than 1o seconds. But it’s greatest strength is its mobility:…

Gambia Electoral Commission Reports on Biometric Registration Work

Gambia Electoral Commission Reports on Biometric Registration Work

Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission is busily working to prepare the country’s biometric voter registration system. Appearing before the country’s Public Accounts Committee and Public Enterprise Committee (PAC/PEC), IEC Chairman Alhaji Mustapha Carayol was asked why he came to the meeting without his senior officials, to which he replied that they are in the field working…

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