Reminder - Join International Biometric Group's Monthly Teleconference Series Today

Four teleconferences will highlight the use of biometrics in decreasing fraud, TSA's Registered Traveler Program, privacy issues and biometrics in retail locations.

New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 8, 2004 -- International Biometric Group extends an invitation to participate in its monthly teleconference series today, July 8 at 1:00 pm ET (10:00 am PT). IBG will address questions such as:

- Which state government is piloting biometrics to prevent fraud in Medicaid issuance?

- What are the details of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Registered Traveler Program?

- How are fingerprint verification and smart cards used together in real-world deployments?

- How do privacy issues impact large-scale biometric deployments?

- How do stores like Blockbuster and Kroger's use biometrics?

Participants can select from one of the four following tracks, which will be broadcast in consecutive order.

US GOVERNMENT UPDATE: TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION MEDICAID INTEGRITY PILOT (1:00 PM ET)
Fraud in government benefits issuance is a growing problem across the United States. Hear what the State of Texas is doing to limit this trend with biometric technology.

PULSE ON BIOMETRICS: THE LATEST NEWS (1:30 PM ET)
The TSA has recently started the Registered Traveler Pilot Program. House lawmaker John Mica plans to introduce a bill to establish biometric technology standards for uniform identification cards to be issued to aviation security workers. Hear more about the latest biometrics news from the past month.

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS: BIOMETRICS AND PRIVACY (2:00 PM ET)
Privacy concerns are a critical factor in nearly all biometric deployments, and failure to address these concerns can generate significant barriers to implementation. Learn more about the major privacy issues to consider when designing a biometric solution.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: RETAIL (2:30 PM ET)
A growing number of retail stores and chains are piloting the use of biometrics for executing consumer transactions. Find out more about the current and future developments and considerations in this growing application area.

There is no fee to participate in IBG's teleconference series.

Connect to the following link to log on to the teleconference via Live Real Player:
http://orion.calleci.com/servlet/estreamgetevent?id=3968&folder=webstream

Connect to the following link to log on to the teleconference via Windows Media Player:
http://orion.calleci.com/servlet/estreamgetevent?id=3970&folder=webstream

Listeners may also dial in by calling: 212-931-9772

For more information, contact Sarah Nedwek at e-mail protected from spam bots or 212-809-9491.

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL BIOMETRIC GROUP
Founded in 1996, International Biometric Group, LLC is the biometric industry's leading independent integration and consulting firm. IBG has extensive hands-on experience with every biometric technology, including fingerprint, face, hand, iris, voice, and signature. Working on behalf of private and government clients, IBG evaluates, designs, and integrates biometric solutions for Internet applications, public sector programs, network security, point of sale applications, and physical access systems. Learn more at http://www.biometricgroup.com.

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