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

Washington has added more names to a list of Chinese firms that could be supporting Beijing’s military-industrial complex, including facial…

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Biometric feedback used to prevent motion sickness in Korean military vehicle

A release says Hyundai Mobis has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Korea Marine Corps to…

 

Data-shielding and recordkeeping needed for US military biometric devices — report

An inspector general report evaluating U.S. Defense Department control of biometric data found room for improvement. Defense officials agreed to…

 

Can facial recognition be justified for espionage in war?

With major global military conflicts asserting themselves into the story of the twenty-first century, a parallel debate is being waged…

 

Israel is using Amazon Rekognition to locate missing and dead

Amazon’s facial recognition system Rekognition is being used in Israel to locate missing and dead after a deadly attack by…

 

Tech5 to help Leidos upgrade US Defense Department’s biometrics search system

Tech5 has announced a strategic contract with Leidos to provide support for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Biometric-Enabled Capability Increment…

 

Australia DoD issues biometric device tender

Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) is seeking a mobile biometric capture device to capture finger, facial and other biometric data….

 

Piecemeal update of US military base ID rules continues

The U.S. military is upgrading its digital ID requirements in bits and pieces, including as part of pandemic control. Two…

 

Australia’s DoD issues tender for multi-biometric capture device

Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) has released a request for proposal seeking a mobile biometric capture device that can capture…

 

Military monitoring system nets $1.5M in DND funding for Alberta team

The call of duty may soon be safer, or at least more closely monitored, thanks to a proposed development from…

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