Biometrics to prevent fraud in public assistance services in Massachusetts

A new measure designed to study different ways to detect fraud in the state’s public assistance programs has been approved recently by the Massachusetts House, including the possible use of fingerprints The measure requires the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to look at the feasibility of adopting

Healthcare service in New Jersey implements new biometric palm vein scanning solution

A nonprofit healthcare system from New Jersey (Atlantic Health System) recently deployed a new biometric palm vein scanning solution called Patient Secure’s to speed up patient intake and improve record accuracy. The Atlantic Healthcare System is one of the largest in the state, with five hospitals and rehabilitation, home care, and hospice services. They chose Patient Secure’s palm

Biometrics is a key to financial and banking security

Innovative technologies are currently addressing banking and financial security concerns. Biometrics is among the foremost technologies to speed up the way to data security.  It is now seen as a secure method for providing authentication in order to prevent fraud in online banking. It has been estimated that the use of biometrics in financial and

New authentication solution based on body parts recognition

Yahoo has announced a new biometric authentication solution based on the recognition of distinct parts of the body, with no hardware needed for enrolment except a capacitive touchscreen. During the 2015 Computer-Human Interaction Conference (CHI) in Seoul, Yahoo researchers demonstrated the solution called Bodyprint. Bodyprint can scan users’ ears, knuckles, palms and fingers when they

Benefits of a biometric registry

A biometric registry improves efficiency and transparency in public administration. Procedures are faster and more secure, allowing governments to provide better services to its citizens.

Why you will love having biometric sensors on your mobile

The use of biometrics in your smartphone or portable device will soon enough be ubiquitous and cherished. Not only because different sensors will help you access your data easily and securely but also because mobile and service providers are already working together to offer convenient banking, health monitoring, shopping, employment services and e-government solutions at