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Iris Recognition From Ration Shops to Country Borders

The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week:

Delhi Ration Shops Get Iris Recognition | Indian Express

Ration shops in Delhi received iris recognition machines last month to verify those receiving rations. Hoping to decrease ration pilfering and quicken the distribution process, the Delhi government rolled out a new identification program with biometric markers. This new system launched on March 1st.  [Read More]

Iris Recognition Tech Deployed at Colombian Border | FindBiometrics

Authorities in Colombia deployed iris recognition technology at the nation’s border as part of a larger automated border control program called BIOMIG. Hoping to expedite immigration processes, CMITech emphasized this contactless technology reflects the evolving need for more secure screening solutions. [Read More]

Biometric Verification Introduced in Uganda to Prevent Fraud | VOA

The UN is setting up a biometric verification system in Uganda in an effort to ensure refugees are given the proper assistance. While questions are popping up on the efficacy of the identification program, ID authentication points will be placed in food distribution sites to identify who is receiving rations to reduce pilfering. Registration has already begun in settlements around the country. [Read More]

Healthcare Platform Features Biometric Authentication | FindBiometrics

A new healthcare software solution featuring biometric authentication launched in several countries in partnership with Fujitsu as the lead developer. Titled MedClick, the multimodal biometric service provides a secure, two-way mobile messaging system. It also features a remote medication monitor to verify patients are getting the care they need. [Read More]

Unilever Tests In-Store Facial Recognition Tech | Marketing Week

In order to measure in-store behaviors, Unilever launched facial recognition cameras in select locations in Brazil and the United States to research how consumers react to their brands in real time. These discreet cameras measure facial expressions to evaluate levels of attentiveness. Mesh Experience, the agency conducting this research with Unilever, urges brands to research in-store experiences to create a deeper connection with consumers. [Read More]

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