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AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

 

US SOF seeks to understand how social media biometrics can be weaponized

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is studying opportunities to obtain, analyze, and utilize information that’s voluntarily disseminated in the…

 

U.S. DISA develops prototype multi-biometric smartphone for “Assured Identity”

The U.S. military has developed a prototype smartphone embedded with the capabilities to measure numerous biometrics and contextual traits under…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

 

Researchers develop image-enhancement technology for facial biometrics in dark and over distance

Researchers with the Science and Technology division (DST) of Australia’s Department of Defense have developed thermal technology to enhance biometric…

 

Facial biometrics opportunities shown as tech applied to diverse use cases

Biometric facial recognition continues to proliferate, with a new deployment at a soccer stadium in Denmark, a new casino tracking…

 

USSOCOM developing touchless biometric fingerprint app for identification in the field

The U.S. military’s Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is currently developing a smartphone application for soldiers in the field to perform…

 

Marines run simulations to evaluate new biometric systems

A group of U.S. Marines and civilians recently participated in tactical exercises in rural Indiana to evaluate a pair of…

 

U.S. Air Force awards IDenTV research contract for facial biometrics and video analytics

Computer vision company IDenTV has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract under the U.S. Air…

 

Americans trust military and academics over technology companies on responsible AI development

Nearly half of Americans have some or a great deal of faith in the U.S. military’s capability to produce AI…

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