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.

The U.S. military’s Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is currently developing a smartphone application for soldiers in the field to perform…

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Defense ministry access of police biometrics database among UK Commissioner’s many concerns

The UK should pass new legislation to allow police to develop new biometric capabilities, and the Ministry of Defense should…

 

ECG biometrics explored for high-tech military and low-cost home applications

A new device has been developed for the Pentagon to enable U.S. Special Forces to identify people with heartbeat biometrics…

 

U.S. Army soliciting prototypes for next-generation guns with facial recognition

The U.S. Army has posted a solicitation inviting defense firms to prototype a Next-Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) with biometric facial…

 

U.S. DoD testing multi-factor biometric systems for continuous authentication

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is currently testing two prototype biometric systems, each with about 50 devices, as it…

 

Marines run simulations to evaluate new biometric systems

A group of U.S. Marines and civilians recently participated in tactical exercises in rural Indiana to evaluate a pair of…

 

Federal agencies move to explore AI ethics and technical standards

The U.S. Department of Defense recently held a public comment meeting at Stanford University to discuss artificial intelligence ethics, VentureBeat…

 

U.S. Air Force awards IDenTV research contract for facial biometrics and video analytics

Computer vision company IDenTV has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract under the U.S. Air…

 

AI facial recognition for base access control among finalists of U.S. Air Force “Innovation Rodeo”

An artificial intelligence facial recognition system is one of eight finalists of the innovation competition launched by the Air Force…

 

U.S. Army AI task force could bring facial recognition to the field of battle

Facial recognition could be deployed in combat situations in the future through a new research partnership involving the American military….

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