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Travel industry group pitches biometrics to relieve airport chokepoint stress as deployments discussed

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow says the organization is focused on expanding biometrics use to enhance security…

 

CBP rolls out biometric facial comparison at point of entry in southern Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has rolled out this week biometric facial recognition and comparison to pedestrian lanes at…

 

Lawmakers grill DHS head on New York trusted traveler ban as state AG files suit

U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), as well as New York freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a…

 

NIST rolls up its sleeves to test facial recognition used for biometric entry and exit program

The federal government’s chief technology standards body is working with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency to test facial…

 

Witnesses swat down facial recognition concerns of House committee members

If U.S. lawmakers are warming to facial recognition systems, it was not evident during yesterday’s House Committee on Homeland Security….

 

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board assesses Atlanta airport biometrics

Delta’s fully biometric terminal and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Biometric Exit program at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta was…

 

DHS Global Entry facial recognition program to expand nationwide

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a privacy impact assessment related to biometric facial recognition technology it first rolled…

 

Philadelphia Airport starts biometric exit screening project

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is rolling out on January 21 a 45-day biometric screening trial project at three international gates…

 

CBP begins assessing collection of DNA samples from persons in custody

Effective this week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject…

 

Port of Seattle pushes back on facial recognition as TSA plans next steps for biometric pilots

The launch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been halted, after the…

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