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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…

 

FBI not following GAO recommendations for face biometrics but expanding iris recognition work

A series of six recommendations made by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the FBI in May, 2016 to…

 

Identity Management Symposium

Identity Management Symposium Alexandria, VA June 18-19, 2019 As technology advances, new methods of personal identification have been developed. The…

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