A whole new (biometrics) world

Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 1:24 AM EST

Security initiatives by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) could open up new avenues for the deployment of biometric technologies across the globe.

Montreal-based ICAO, which sets guidelines and standards for passports and travel documents worldwide, is pushing for its 189-member countries to adopt machine-readable, electronic passports by 2010.

By Mark Els at Computerworld.

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