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DHS founding Secretary Tom Ridge to discuss biometrics and risk-based safety at Daon event

Daon and hc1 will host a virtual round-table discussion on January 19 on the use of biometrics and how risk-based safety…

 

Facial recognition up to 96 percent accurate with masks in 2020 Biometric Technology Rally tests

A facial recognition system similar to the one used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had a 96…

 

DHS submits finalized new immigration biometrics collection rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has submitted its finalized new rule for biometrics collection from immigrants to the White…

 

DHS must table self-serving biometrics report — EPIC

A First Amendment advocacy group has strongly criticized a new Homeland Security report for ignoring the price Americans might pay…

 

DHS Biometric Technology Rally early findings suggest improved recognition of mask wearers

The first phase of the 2020 Biometric Technology Rally took place at the Maryland Test Facility (MdTF) in September and…

 

Oversight board for DHS biometrics use proposed by committee

The Homeland Security Advisory Council of the United States (HSAC) has agreed that a special body should be created with…

 

iProov awarded funding to test mobile biometrics in CBP operational environment

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded iProov $198,407 in phase four funding to pilot its Genuine Presence Detection and…

 

All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…

 

EPIC files lawsuit to force release of ICE facial recognition documents

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on…

 

Face biometrics researchers find possible route to better accuracy across races, genders

A sampling of commercial facial recognition algorithms seems to suggest that face biometrics systems are currently too dependent on certain…

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