Monthly Archives: August 2013

SAPS biometric tender sets the bar for industry

A tender released to the market for biometric technology equipment, services and support by the South African Police Services (SAPS) has thrown down a gauntlet for the domestic biometric technology market. This is the view of executive management at Ideco,

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Should criminals be wary of biometric-based security?

Although many biometric-based security solutions fall short of the mark when it comes to overall protection and serving as a credible source of evidence in law enforcement, there are characteristics that typify comprehensive offerings that should have the would-be criminal

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SA’s biometric industry under threat from cowboys

Misinformed service providers, fly-by-night operators and ‘buck-chasers’ continue to pose a threat to the development of South Africa’s Biometric Identity Management industry by fuelling negative perception of products and undermine the value of legitimate offerings. Leading experts in this market

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