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.

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

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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…

 

Army wades into charged territory – biometric surveillance of children

The U.S. Army is readying a demonstration project that would turn facial recognition surveillance systems on children. Its Engineer R&D…

 

US plans voice biometrics upgrade and shift to cloud for DoD Automated Biometric Identification System

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) intends to move the remaining on-premise elements of its Automated Biometric Identification System to…

 

US Army plans biometric authentication via wearables for operational systems in the field

As the U.S. Army plans to increase its use of wearables and other technologies, their biometric authentication capabilities could solve…

 

The Army sees bigger role for its proposed ID and authentication token

A Bluetooth token being designed by the U.S. Army for its own personnel in the field is being considered for…

 

AnyVision looks to spin off defense operations, negotiates face biometrics JV with Rafael

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is in advanced negotiations to purchase ownership interest in AnyVision’s defense-oriented operations, Ctech…

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