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Simplified Arrival face biometrics reaches 5 new ports, faces questions

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), meanwhile, has launched its Simplified Arrival face biometrics to a pair of pedestrian border…

 

Assessments for image quality in face biometrics improving, new standard TBD

Algorithms for assessing the quality of facial images used in biometric matching are increasingly effective, but a modern standard that…

 

Uncle DHS wants you to help him make better biometrics

Better late than never, the U.S. government wants to find out what people think of facial recognition and other AI…

 

‘Cell’ being built in US to net migrants using biometrics and other surveillance

A pair of news reports indicate that the U.S. government is creating an intelligence “cell” that will use electronic surveillance,…

 

Study shines positive light on biometric wearables, and feds are looking

Predictive health checks performed by wrist-wearables that record a person’s biometrics are possible, according to a small study. They are…

 

Shiny skin ruining face biometric data? DHS researchers develop fix

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have developed a way to correct for how much lights reflects off…

 

DHS suggests face biometrics bias reduction method, quantifies demographic effects

Removing facial features associated with race and gender can make face biometric algorithms less likely to confuse people with others…

 

Just 16 years after Real ID rules were mandated, U.S. states almost getting it right

A changed barcode on Nevada’s new Real ID driving license briefly stumped the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s portable authentication. According…

 

Evaluation ordered of biometric screening of displaced Afghans

The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced it is beginning an evaluation of the screening…

 

Government zeal for biometric surveillance can be traced back 20 years

The most surprising aspect of biometric systems is not how pervasive they have become in American lives since 9/11. It…

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