Archive for ID Card News

06 May 2013

National ID: far-reaching federal interference

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Hillsdalecollegian. com reposts that  if you are following the national ID debate you are probably familiar with both the potential and possible dangers of theproposed introduction of a new national ID. Aaron Sandford thinks that a new government ID program would  be dangerously far-reaching. Every worker in the country would need to have a card. […]

06 May 2013

HID Global expands government solutions portfolio

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Securityinfowatch.com has published an interesting article. HID Global announced that it expanded its portfolio for government solutions when ti comes to full Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) functionality. Their new software solutions allow customers to harvest cardholder data and enroll the information into a variety of physical access control systems. Read […]

06 May 2013

Palm scanners to pay for school lunches

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KRQE.com has provided this interesting article. Technology is being rapidly enrolled in three New Mexico schools where palm scanners are now being used as an identification tool. According to Lysee Mitri, the move represents a new step for the school districts, but at the same time, some of the parents expressed concern with the potential […]

03 May 2013

Now Your iPhone Can Read Fingerprints, Scan Irises and ID Your Face

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Interesting article on wired.com. The next generation of suspect and terrorist identification is about to become far more mobile and accessible all around the globe. AOptix, recipient of a research contract from the Department of Defense, has developed easy to use biometric software and peripheral technology which will allow agents access to real-time tracking of […]

03 May 2013

Why fake ID is an American rite of passage

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Interesting article on BBC news. Using fake ID is standard practice in the United States for those under the age of twenty one. This is especially common on college campuses. Some states, including West Virginia and New York, are trying new security features on their driver’s licenses to prevent this. As soon as the licenses […]

03 May 2013

Pizza boxes help lead Auburn detectives to man accused of identity theft

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I just read this article on syracuse.com that I wanted to share with you. Eric Hall, a transient who was wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested on March 30, in a hotel room he was hiding out in. When the officer saw all the empty pizza boxes in the room, the authorities were able […]

11 Jan 2013

Judge: School can move girl in ID-tracking case

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Interesting article posted on Azstarnet.com. A Texas judge has ruled that a school district can transfer a student who refused to wear the school-issued tracking badge. The student?s parents filed for an injunction so that their daughter would not have to wear the badge, which they say goes against their religious beliefs. The judge’s ruling […]

11 Jan 2013

HID Forecasts Leading Access Control Trends for 2013

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Check out this blog post on Securitysales.com. Technology security company HID Global shares its annual Top 10 list of access control trends, a list which includes an emphasis on services in the cloud, a heavy reliance on mobile devices and lastly, Near Field Communications (NFC). HID expects these areas to play heavily in technology in […]