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International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2020

International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2020 Online October 27-29, 2020 NIST has announced the IFPC 2020, which is focused on…

 

Contactless, behavioral and cloud biometrics all forecast for 19 percent or higher growth

The global market for contactless biometrics will reach $18.6 billion by 2026 on a 19.1 percent compound annual growth rate,…

 

DHS S&T seeks submissions for COVID-19 mitigation and prevention

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is using its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) to issue a call…

 

New Yorkers eligible for DHS biometric travel programs again after Green Light law data sharing amended

After initially banning New York residents from biometric processing under the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) in February, the U.S. Department…

 

U.S. Homeland Security fears mask use reduces public biometric surveillance effectiveness

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is concerned that COVID-19 measures recommending masks or making them mandatory in public spaces…

 

Smart Cities get real: biometric capable tech helps regulate borders, save first responders

Smart City projects are gaining momentum as biometric tech comes to the fore in the battle against COVID-19, but one…

 

U.S. Homeland Security biometrics leaders discuss public engagement, privacy and legislation

The use of facial biometrics in public spaces for law enforcement is completely different from its use to automate an…

 

Leidos strikes traveler biometrics deal worth potential $960M with U.S. border protection

Leidos will provide biometric capture devices and other technology for processing and vetting travelers under a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) worth…

 

U.S. Oversight Board Member and Australian academics question airport temperature screening plans

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Member Travis LeBlanc has written to Chad F. Wolf, acting secretary of the Department…

 

2020 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and SecureIDNews have chosen the winners of the 2020 Women in Biometrics Awards, a program sponsored by Idemia, Biometric Update and…

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