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US Air Force developing human molecular biosignature sensors and more

Research into “human signatures” for the purpose of developing technologies that can “sense and exploit human bio-signatures at both the…

 

Idemia biometric technology powers background check kiosks deployed by US BIA

The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Anadarko Agency has deployed biometric kiosks powered by Idemia for the Tribal Access…

 

State Department seeks info on biometric solution for ID vetting overseas

A “Multimodal Biometric Solution” to perform multimodal biometric collection and identification using fingerprints, iris, and facial recognition in support of…

 

U.S. House Committee in talks to restrict federal funding for facial biometrics

The U.S. House Oversight Committee is considering placing a moratorium on funding for any new or expanded use of biometric…

 

Bringing verification into the 21st century

This is a guest post by David Thomas, CEO and founder of Evident ID Inc. The Government Accountability Office (GAO)…

 

FBI and TSA legal footing criticized at house committee facial recognition hearings

U.S. lawmakers criticized the FBI’s failure to implement five of the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO’s) recommendations and expressed concern with…

 

Multi-biometric identity proofing solution from NextgenID meets new OMB requirements

NextgenID has announced that products and solutions such as its multi-biometric ID*Capture Kiosk available now meet the requirements of the…

 

CBP Biometric Exit lead John Wagner a finalist for U.S. government award

Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner John P. Wagner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations has been named…

 

NEC appoints biometrics subject matter expert liaison for U.S. federal law enforcement agencies

NEC Corporation of America has appointed former FBI consultant Paul DiPietra to its Advanced Recognition Systems Division to serve as…

 

New U.S. House Committee task forces on fintech and AI to investigate identification tech

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is creating a pair of task forces, one to investigate financial technology and…

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