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Top biometrics news stories, week of August 3

Biometrics Week in Review: iWallet app using fingerprint sensors, facial recognition at Brussels Airport, Nigerian banks collecting biometrics, next killer…

 

“Human Factors” and Biometrics at DHS

This is a guest post by Chuck Brooks, Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. Inside the Science & Technology…

 

Gemalto discusses biometric technology to help DHS track children illegally crossing the border

Digital security firm Gemalto believes biometric ID cards can help the Department of Homeland Security track the thousands of undocumented…

 

U.S. military completes test of biometrics system

The upgraded biometrics database repository at the U.S. Department of Defense, known as DOD ABIS, recently completed an internal test,…

 

Senate allocates $249 million for biometrics at U.S. border

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday approved funding legislation that totals US$47.2 billion for…

 

Actionable Intelligence Summit

Actionable Intelligence for Defense and Homeland Security Adapting Technologies to Enhance the Efficiency of Tactical Operations One of the top…

 

Epic publishes comments on DHS biometric border management

Public interest research group, Epic – the Electronic Privacy Information Center — has just published its comments and suggested specific security…

 

Department of Homeland Security looks to upgrade personnel ID cards with $100 million RFP

The Department of Homeland Security has published a request for proposal, seeking a decade-long project to upgrade personnel identification cards. Reported…

 

DHS taps Ideal Innovations for fingerprint analysis support

Ideal Innovations (I-3) has been awarded a contract from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to…

 

DHS publishes RFI for mobile biometric capture device

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has posted a request for information (RFI) for a “mobile electronic biometric/biographic data collection…

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