Military Applications

News and information about the military application of biometrics. This includes identification systems for use in the field, access control applications, as well as large database deployments.

U.S. Army researchers have developed a technique for converting a thermal image of a person’s face to a visual one…

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Defense Strategies Institute announces 5th Annual Identity Management Symposium

The Defense Strategies Institute has announced the 5th Annual Identity Management Symposium and this year’s theme of “Advancing Identity Intelligence…

 

U.S. DoD’s new Biometric System Integration Laboratory developing numerous new capabilities

A new biometric collection system for the U.S. Department of Defense called Next Generation Biometric Collection is currently in the…

 

U.S. Army deploys contactless multi-modal access control system to Iraq

U.S. armed forces in Iraq have deployed a contactless fingerprint, facial, and iris recognition access control system to an undisclosed…

 

Crossmatch receives ESGR Above and Beyond Award from U.S. Department of Defense

Crossmatch has received the U.S. Department of Defense Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) Above and Beyond Award,…

 

Defense contractor settles cost-padding civil suit for half-million dollars

Integral Consulting Services (ICS) has agreed to pay over $500,000 in damages to the United States over allegations that it…

 

U.S. SOCOM seeking long-distance facial recognition among next-generation technologies

U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is soliciting ideas from industry, academic, and government researchers for innovative intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance…

 

Federal News Radio explores U.S. Department of Defense 30-year roadmap for biometrics

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has a 30-year roadmap for biometric technology and its potential uses, and it includes…

 

DISA working on gait recognition for multi-factor mobile authentication platform

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working to enable seven different types of biometric authentication with mobile devices for…

 

Qualcomm awarded DoD contract for IT system access protection pilot

The Department of Defense has awarded Qualcomm’s Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) division a contract to establish a pilot program for…

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