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US customs agency finds its face biometrics program is meeting expectations

It seems it is all good news for the U.S. Traveler Verification Service following an evaluation of privacy policies and…

 

Workshop on face image quality added to IFPC event as biometrics standard progresses

A second edition of the Face Image Quality Workshop hosted last November by the European Association for Biometrics will be…

 

Imageware joins DHS 2022 Rally to demonstrate accuracy, bias mitigation of biometric fusion

Imageware is joining the 2022 DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Biometric Technology Rally to demonstrate the effectiveness of its biometric…

 

CAT2 request goes out for facial recognition at US airports

The U.S. government is advertising for a vendor that can add face biometrics to its existing ability to validate document-credentialing…

 

Dignari selected to provide digital identity and access management services to US gov for $29M

Security firm Dignari will provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with identity,…

 

Facial recognition might work better with a dedicated capture device, like all other biometrics

Facial recognition would probably work better with images taken from a dedicated device, rather than one designed to capture good…

 

US govt considers special ID card for some asylum seekers

A proposal already being politicized by anti-immigration forces in the United States would give immigrants a phot ID card for…

 

TSA touts time savings. Vision-Box boasts a big finish in biometric rally

An official with the U.S.’ Transportation Security Administration says the agency is closer to being able to screen people as…

 

Trust issues could be a problem for US-EU biometric data sharing plan

Ripples continue to spread after news broke that the United States wants to link biometric law enforcement databases across the…

 

US ‘signs deal to receive UK police biometrics,’ pressures EU countries to follow suit

The UK government has agreed to share records from its police biometrics database with U.S. border guards as part of…

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