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Rapid DNA technology piloted by Edmonton Police Service

Rapid DNA biometric technology funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and developed by Massachusetts-…

 

Rapid DNA biometrics identify victims in 90 minutes in California boat fire case

Passengers and a crew member killed in a boat fire in September off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California,…

 

DHS plans mandatory airport facial biometric scans for U.S. travelers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to broaden the use of biometric facial recognition technology to check all visitors entering…

 

U.S. Homeland Security to hold biometrics for 259M people by 2022 and seeks new capabilities

The IDENT database held by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will hold biometric data from at least 259…

 

Researcher discusses facts related to media narratives about facial recognition ‘bias’

“Biometric performance is nuanced and cannot be reduced to generalizations like ‘bias’,” reads a LinkedIn article by Yevgeniy Sirotin, PhD,…

 

Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

Kiana Analytics to present remote biometric capability for border crossing at MWC19

California developer Kiana Analytics is working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to…

 

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

 

High traffic identification tops this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Progress in Nigeria and in airport biometrics systems make up several of the most popular articles on Biometric Update this…

 

Finger vein recognition and government programs top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Less common biometrics like finger vein and hand geometry recognition made more top headlines than usual this week, and governments…

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