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ICE, DHS S&T seek biometric monitoring tech for detainees at federal facilities

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) respectively are…

 

Infinity CEO says creating a true biometric hash no longer a gimmick

Biometrics and cryptography have long operated mostly in separate domains. This is despite both being components of many security systems,…

 

US SOF seeks to understand how social media biometrics can be weaponized

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is studying opportunities to obtain, analyze, and utilize information that’s voluntarily disseminated in the…

 

Passive biometric liveness detection from ID R&D adds frictionless security for voice and face

For decades the key performance measure of any biometric system was the accuracy of biometric matching. Is this the same…

 

Aware brings “The Open ABIS” to IAI Conference

Aware is presenting its new automated biometric identification system (ABIS) to the law enforcement community at the IAI International Educational…

 

BioRugged expands biometric product line and international presence

After launching new FAP60 mobile terminals among with several products earlier this year, BioRugged is opening an office and assembly…

 

UNICEF urges methodical and wholistic approach in Africa’s race for digital identity

United Nations agencies have taken an increasing role in ID4Africa and other digital identity-related initiatives over the past few years….

 

ID PASS: how biometrics allow the live generation of NGO field reports

Biometrics-enabled smartcards can be used by humanitarian organizations not just for providing services and decentralized identification to end-users in aid…

 

Taking biometric ID from rumors to government service delivery in Kenya

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

 

Omidyar Network hopes to ensure African digital ID is ‘Good ID’

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

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