United Arab Emirates

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key has sealed a deal with a major new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa, the company has announced. Its new partner is Arthur & Co., a Morocco-based technology provider. The partnership will see BIO-key’s biometric authentication solutions marketed to enterprise and government clients in Arthur’s regions of operation, where BIO-key’s management team…

UAE Mobile Users Required to Register Biometrics

UAE Mobile Users Required to Register Biometrics

Mobile users in the United Arab Emirates are now required to provide their fingerprint biometrics with Etisalat, the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation. Notices have been sent out to mobile users asking them to report to Etisalat offices to provide the scans for re-registration of their mobile accounts after renewing their Emirates IDs or residence visas. The…

UAE Airports Get Multimodal Security

UAE Airports Get Multimodal Security

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Interior has announced the launch of a biometric screening system in the country’s airports, according to an article by Caline Malek in Abu Dhabi’s The National. The project is being touted as an improvement in both security and traveler convenience. The multimodal security system will scan eyes, faces, and…

Biometric Attendance Tracking Comes to UAE Coffee Chain

Biometric Attendance Tracking Comes to UAE Coffee Chain

Korean biometrics and security tech company Suprema will be brining its biometric time and attendance tracking technology to a major coffee chain in the United Arab Emirates. The Caribou Coffee chain will see Suprema’s BioLite Net IP fingerprint terminals installed throughout 50 locations in the country. The move has been implemented primarily for the purpose…

Multiple Biometric Modalities to Protect UAE Borders Thanks To New Morpho Contract

Multiple Biometric Modalities to Protect UAE Borders Thanks To New Morpho Contract

The United Arab Emirates will soon see its border security bolstered thanks to a new contract that will see Morpho (Safran) providing fingerprint, voice and face recognition technology through an e-Border project. Morpho received the contract (which was awarded through the UAE Ministry of Interior) through eIMASS. The project will see the implementation of a…