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Updated GenKey ABIS Can Detect Duplicate Fingerprints More Quickly

Updated GenKey ABIS Can Detect Duplicate Fingerprints More Quickly

GenKey has updated its Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS), the company has announced. The update revolves around speed, particularly with respect to its Label Independent Matching (LIM) — the system’s capability to detect duplicate fingerprints, even when they have been recorded and labeled as separate biometric entities. Explaining the enhancement in a statement, GenKey CTO Gavan Duffy…

Ghana Vote Illustrates Promise and Perils of Digital Democracy

Ghana Vote Illustrates Promise and Perils of Digital Democracy

Ghana has just held its third major election to feature biometric voter verification care of GenKey technology, and it’s highlighting the benefits and perils of the emerging age of digital polling. The country became the first in the world to use biometric technology to verify voters in 2012, when the technology was used in a…

Ghana Backs Up Biometric Polling Plan

Ghana Backs Up Biometric Polling Plan

Preparing for a biometric election next year, the Electoral Commission of Ghana is making room for a margin of error. The EC has decided that traditional, manual voter verification will play a role in the election process. Biometrics will still play the primary role in voter verification. In a meeting of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee,…

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

Last week at FindBiometrics National ID Month continued with a look at how the UNHCR is deploying biometrics around the world to serve and protect millions of forcibly displaced persons in what is commonly being referred to as a global refugee crisis. We also announced the National ID Month Webinar, for which registration is now…

GenKey Sees Biometric Elections Success in Ghana

GenKey Sees Biometric Elections Success in Ghana

Ghana held its District Level Elections earlier this month and biometric tech supplied by large scale biometrics solutions provider GenKey played a key role in the successful observance of the democratic process. GenKey has announced today that its biometric voter registration solution was successfully deployed in Ghana, delivered in good cooperation with the company’s partner STL.…

News Roundup: A Closer Look At Aadhaar

News Roundup: A Closer Look At Aadhaar

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued National ID Month with a featured look at India’s ambitious Aadhaar program. In the industry news we got our first official look at Apple’s second generation Touch ID on the iPhone 6S, a slew of government biometrics headlines and the usual influx of mobile fingerprint integrations. Here’s a look…

GenKey Tech Powers Biometric Election System in Tanzania

GenKey Tech Powers Biometric Election System in Tanzania

GenKey, an identity solutions provider specializing in elections and healthcare, has another major national project underway. The Dutch company is providing its biometric identity solutions for an upcoming election in Tanzania. Working as a subcontractor for South Africa-based Lithotech Exports, GenKey has been implementing its Automated Biometric Identification Solution (ABIS), its SPiRE Voter ID Management…

GenKey to Develop Biometric Health Card for Kenya’s NHIF

GenKey to Develop Biometric Health Card for Kenya’s NHIF

Dutch identity solutions provider GenKey is going to provide the technology and support for an ambitious biometric healthcare management system in Kenya, the company has announced. Together with a local partner, GenKey will provide software, hardware, training, and additional support services to the country’s National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). To start, the program will have…

GenKey Upgrades Biometric Matching SDK

GenKey Upgrades Biometric Matching SDK

GenKey has released an updated version of FastAFIS, the company’s biometric matching system. The SDK is now significantly more accurate. According to the company, FastAFIS’ false acceptance rates (FAR) are now somewhere between 10 and 1000 times lower than the typical range found in practice. It’s the product of intensive research and development; GenKey CEO…

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey, a secure identity company specializing in healthcare and elections, has announced a new cloud-based iteration of its SPiRE ID Management Solution. SPiRE is basically a platform revolving around the management of large numbers of subjects. It interfaces with GenKey ABIS to provide biometric deduplication, and with GenKey Adjudication to allow for the administration of biometric…

GenKey Announces Release of BioFinger Biometric SDK

GenKey Announces Release of BioFinger Biometric SDK

Today, biometric identity and election management systems company GenKey announced the release of the BioFinger software development kit (SDK). BioFinger offers GenKey partners minutiae-based fingerprint matching technology that meets the high scrutiny of FVC-onGoing, an online automatic evaluation for biometric technologies. In a press release issued today announcing the SDK’s release, Gavan Duffy, GenKey’s CTO,…