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US border boost for biometrics suppliers as Customs, ICE contracts grow

Firms providing border building and border crossing services including biometrics look set to benefit from growing budgets from the U.S….


ID document validation and selfie biometrics providers invited to join DHS tech demo

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate is hosting a challenge for remote ID validation technologies to…


This is how much the US Congress is upset with fed biometrics project

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s fiscal 2023 budget is finally in ink as is Congress’ disdain for the agency’s…


US govt wants black-belt AI experts, better biometric verification

The federal government is rolling out two incentive programs to push a variety of biometrics programs to evolve faster. The…


US might have to settle for compromised ID cards

In a development that surprised few paying attention to the U.S. plan to get more-secure IDs in the hands of…


US wants to ID travelers in a moving group in 3 seconds with biometrics

In a development that will hearten some, but give the most privacy-minded travelers a second thought about travel-related surveillance, the…


Uncle Sam wants you if you can contribute to biometrics for travel, shipping

As a venture capital firm partner once said, inspiration is essential for business success, but execution is essentialer (VC really…


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…

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