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Security Industry Association asks FDA for further scrutiny of non-compliant temperature systems

The U.S. Security Industry Association (SIA) has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prompt scrutiny…

 

US Postal Service fingerprint biometric service for federal vetting surpasses 100 locations

The United States Postal Service has expanded its biometric fingerprinting services partnership with the FBI to more than 100 locations…

 

EyeLock biometric software suite adds format for US federal government ID credentials

EyeLock has added a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential format used primarily by the U.S. Federal Government for access to federal…

 

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…

 

Acuant biometrics and document authentication solution prioritized for FedRAMP JAB approval

Acuant’s biometrics and identity management software have been prioritized for authorization by the U.S. Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program…

 

US DOJ wants biometric identification SDK for prisoner transfer application

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Marshals Service has announced a contract opportunity to supply a software development kit to build…

 

Intercede receives Department of State progress order for digital identity management software

After entering a contract with the U.S. Department of State (DoS), Intercede has received an initial progress order for its…

 

Clearview AI wins biometrics contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amidst ongoing controversy

An investigation by industry watchdog Tech Inquiry has revealed that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency paid $224,000 to…

 

GAO reviews facial biometrics as SIA launches principles for ethical use

The global market for biometric facial recognition is forecast to reach $20.63 billion by 2030, on a 17.2 percent annual…

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