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CBP publishes draft tender for facial recognition services for Biometric Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking a vendor to help upgrade its system to process all passenger applications…

 

Senators call for DHS report on biometrics use and explanation for delay

The Department of Homeland Security was due to produce a report on its use of biometric technology, including its privacy…

 

CBP tells House Committee biometric programs legal and beneficial

The Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies faced criticism and pointed questions about privacy, security, and discrimination issues…

 

NIST and DHS Biometric Technology Center expecting significant accuracy gains

Officials from the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) expect error rates in matching faces to mugshots to be…

 

U.S. government planning three new biometrics contracts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is progressing toward the replacing its legacy IDENT biometric system with the new Homeland…

 

U.S. House Democrats urge pause on expansion of Biometric Exit facial recognition use

A letter has been sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by 20 House Democrats expressing concerns about the…

 

Airport biometrics adoption itinerary explored by diverse stakeholders

It has been almost 20 years since the late Max Snijder led the deployment of iris biometrics at Schiphol Airport…

 

Hundreds of participants test high-throughput systems for DHS biometrics rally

More than 400 paid volunteers took part in the U.S. Department of Homeland Services (DHS) 2019 Biometric Technology Rally earlier…

 

Northrop Grumman shareholders demand rights report over DHS biometric database contract

A group of shareholders are planning to challenge Northrop Grumman leadership over the human rights implications of its lucrative new…

 

DHS S&T hosting demonstration of high-throughput biometric systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced it will host a demonstration of biometric capabilities…

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