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U.S. military completes test of biometrics system

The upgraded biometrics database repository at the U.S. Department of Defense, known as DOD ABIS, recently completed an internal test,…

 

U.S. opens travel biometrics technology testing center

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened its new test facility for biometric identification technology in Landover, Maryland last month….

 

Senate allocates $249 million for biometrics at U.S. border

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday approved funding legislation that totals US$47.2 billion for…

 

DHS awards $102.8M contract for biometric IDs to XTec following reevaluation

The Department of Homeland Security has reevaluated its decision to award HP Enterprise Services the contract to upgrade its employee…

 

Biometrics for Government and National Security

IDGA is pleased to bring back the 7th Annual Biometrics for Government and National Security. This 3-day event will feature…

 

HP wins DHS contract to upgrade employee identification cards

HP has won a significant contract to upgrade the Department of Homeland Security’s employee identification cards. Reported in Nextgov, the…

 

DHS records video footage at junior hockey game for facial recognition tests

According to the Department of Homeland Security, video footage that was successfully taken at a junior hockey game last weekend…

 

Homeland Security to test BOSS facial recognition at junior hockey game

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will test its crowd-scanning facial recognition system, known as the Biometric Optical Surveillance System, or…

 

Accenture gets new DHS contract for OBIM data-sharing

Accenture has just been awarded a nine-month contract from the Department of Homeland Security to expand international data-sharing capabilities and secure web…

 

Disclosures show crowd-scanning facial recognition system tested by U.S.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning facial recognition system last year, called the Biometric Optical Surveillance System (BOSS), following…

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