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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…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

Airport facial recognition could soon handle masks, biometric boarding pilot begins in Brazil

The use of facial biometrics in airport systems is increasing in France and around the world, and the country’s national…

 

CBP biometrics website aims to demystify face matching service

Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations has launched a new website on its Biometric Entry/Exit program to provide the…

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