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Captiva Inc.

Captiva is a USA-based HUBZone small business offering biometric solution development for civil and defense agencies. Our experience includes development of architectures for very large biometric systems.

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Explainer: Biometrics in Law Enforcement

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Explainer: Fingerprint Matching

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Explainer: Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

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Explainer: DNA and DNA Profiling

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