Military Applications

Militaries around the world use biometrics for secure access control to facilities, equipment, and IT systems, and to identify adversaries in the field.

U.S. Army officers want proposals for two biometric access control systems and one biometric data cleaning application. One proposed project,…

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Whoop provides biometric health monitoring for Arctic paratroopers

Whoop has partnered with the U.S. military to provide biometric health tracking to its 25th Infantry Division based in Alaska,…

 

US Navy plans rollout of new multimodal biometric system after shift to remote training

A U.S. Navy Mobile Training Team has transitioned to remote training for Sailors on the biometric gear used in the…

 

Data Machines wins award from US Army’s next-gen biometrics program

Data analytics company Data Machines has been selected to participate in the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Biometric Collection Capability (NXGBCC) prototype…

 

Misuse of biometric system won accused U.S. war criminal a presidential pardon — report

In an interview last week, an investigative reporter claims that the Hollywood sheen of biometric data has been used to…

 

Ceva licenses AI processing for DARPA biometrics and research programs

Ceva has reached an open licensing agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to help its programs innovate…

 

Biometrics planned for AnyVision JV’s first drones for military use

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced its first use case which incorporates AnyVision‘s technology, through the joint…

 

US DoD will consider migrating biometric databases to cloud providers other than AWS

The U.S. Department of Defence has amended its solicitation for a migration of its biometric databases to the cloud, clarifying…

 

NATO launches in-house biometrics system for secure data-sharing

NATO has recently reached two milestones in its biometrics efforts, according to an announcement from the organization, with a pilot…

 

US Army places $4.5M second order for biometric binoculars from SVI

The biometric-binocular company, Stereovision Imaging Inc. (SVI) has locked in a consecutive purchase order from the U.S. government for the next…

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