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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.

Xator subsidiary InCadence Strategic Solutions is supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Biometrics Project Management Office in its migration of…

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Military training contractor 4GD uses biometrics, augmented reality in simulations

A system utilizing biometrics and augmented reality has been developed for military training by 4GD, ostensibly to provide realistic simulations…

 

Greasing visitor passes at military bases with biometric systems

Web-based biometric base passes developed by the U.S. Air Force have been deployed at a handful of military facilities to…

 

Can a consumer biometric wearable warn the USAF about infection?

The U.S. Air Force wants to hear about possible commercial-grade wearables that can help contain dangerous virus infections. It has…

 

Evaluation ordered of biometric screening of displaced Afghans

The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced it is beginning an evaluation of the screening…

 

Greater threats identified for Afghanistan’s highly detailed biometric databases

Further threats have been unearthed for government biometric databases in Afghanistan, which could allow the identification of millions of people,…

 

U.S. Army base childcare center again tenders for biometric surveillance system

The U.S. Army is going ahead with research into the impact of facial recognition surveillance on children in a Fort…

 

Biometrics will find niches in new cold, warm and hot wars — report

An interview with the U.S Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency predicts how warfare will need to change as in the…

 

Concerns over Taliban accessing aid agency biometric data

People in Afghanistan are fearful of the Taliban accessing personal information captured and stored by aid agencies including biometric data…

 

Biometric data privacy could be life or death in Afghanistan ruled by Taliban

The threat of being identified against one’s will by a violent authoritarian regime through biometrics is one of the nightmare…

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