Saudi Arabia is the latest country to introduce biometric technology in its airports, according to the Arab News.
ID News Archive for June, 2010
Countries looking to implement biometric systems can consult a new survey released by the Biometrics Institute on Monday.
Ten Canadian schools have introduced cashless payment systems, enabling students to pay with new biometric technology, according to a recent Daily Gleaner report.
Navin Rajendra, a security industry analyst at Frost & Sullivan, said fingerprint scanning comprised 73 percent of all biometric revenue in the Asia-Pacific market in 2009, according to a recent ZDNet report.
Metro Vancouver’s political leaders are unimpressed with TransLink’s plans for next year, worrying the transit company hasn’t done enough to ensure more environmentally friendly practices and to achieve sufficient economic goals, the Province reports.
The Toronto Transit Commission’s hesitancy to introduce a smartcard fare system similar to the one installed in Hamilton, Ontario may mean further struggles for the hub, according to a CityNews report.
The Defense Research and Development Canada and Public Security Technical Program have awarded International Biometric Group with new biometric-related research projects.
New smartcard technology is coming to the National Library of Scotland, in Edinburgh, according to a recent report.
A recent study estimates the globally installed smartcard base reached at least eight billion plastic cards last year.
World Smart Card Readers and Chipsets Market, a recently released report available through Report Buyer, shows substantial growth in the smartcard market has helped propel the sales of smartcard readers.