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. Air Force has partnered with DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) to test phone and tablet cases that leverage…

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U.S. Army leverages biometrics and contact tracing to contain COVID-19 among personnel

Contact tracing and biometric data have helped reduce the COVID-19 infection rate in U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, which is reporting…

 

Intel takes the lead on DARPA effort to end machine-learning spoofing

The U.S. Department of Defense has recruited Intel Corp. and Georgia Tech to lead an effort to prevent criminals from…

 

The Vatican and Big Tech, Pentagon release overlapping AI commandments

It is hard to know what it means when a global religious figure, two iconic technology giants and the Pentagon…

 

Army modernizes 20-year-old biometrics database for troops patrolling foreign checkpoints

The U.S. Army has developed an update to an important 20-year-old biometric data store, known as the BAT-A database and…

 

Army researchers attempt to match an infrared face biometrics against visible-light faces

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are experimenting with artificial intelligence and facial recognition to positively identify an…

 

Defense Department wants to perform real-time biometric identification through walls

The U.S. Army is looking for products and technologies that enable soldiers to see through walls, floors and ceilings to…

 

Army issues SIPRGuard biometric desktop access control RFI

A Sources Sought/Request for Information (RFI) was issued this past week “for potential vendors that can provide … a SIPRGuard…

 

U.S. Navy bans TikTok, Pentagon fears DNA home kits jeopardize national security

Privacy and national security concerns have led the U.S. Navy to ban the use of social media app TikTok on…

 

InCadence wins $20M biometrics system support contract with U.S. Army

InCadence has secured a $20 million task order for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Near Real Time Identity Operations (NRTIO),…

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