U.S. DoD says Hikvision tied to China’s military

It was a secret list everyone in Washington and Beijing knew about. The list spotlighted hidden government sponsorship of firms…


Evolving tech and politics team up to make real-time face recognition attractive

Multiple publications are reporting on the rush to sell software, hardware and services related to real-time surveillance using facial biometrics….


InCadence wins $16M biometrics contract with U.S. Marines and gets acquired by Xator Corporation

InCadence has been acquired by Xator Corporation and tapped by the U.S. Marines to provide biometrics for battlefield identification in a…


Patriot One’s Xtract AI partners with Canadian Armed Forces, develops AI to detect COVID-19

Patriot One Technologies’ Vancouver subsidiary Xtract Technologies (Xtract AI) has signed a nearly CAD $200,000 contract with Canada’s Department of…


U.S. Air Force, DISA use biometric tech to achieve secure mobility

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) to test phone and tablet cases that leverage…


Army modernizes 20-year-old biometrics database for troops patrolling foreign checkpoints

The U.S. Army has developed an update to an important 20-year-old biometric data store, known as the BAT-A database and…


Defense Department wants to perform real-time biometric identification through walls

The U.S. Army is looking for products and technologies that enable soldiers to see through walls, floors and ceilings to…


The heart betrays even more in an age of biometrics. Lasers now ID people

Proving that, with the right technology, almost anything associated with a living being can used as a biometric signature, researchers…


Research shows gains in biometric identification from thermal images as contracts increase

A scene in the science-fiction film The Matrix Reloaded shows the simulated thermal image of actor Hugo Weaving’s angry face….


U.S. Navy bans TikTok, Pentagon fears DNA home kits jeopardize national security

Privacy and national security concerns have led the U.S. Navy to ban the use of social media app TikTok on…

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