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U.S. law enforcement face biometrics market carries on despite splashy announcements

U.S. police will still have choices among biometrics providers when contracting facial recognition services, despite several big names exiting the…

 

Biometrics experts call for creation of FDA-style government body to regulate facial recognition

Could a U.S. government agency modeled on the Food and Drug Administration that categorizes biometric facial recognition technologies according to…

 

NIST’s Patrick Grother on bias, biometrics evolution and plans to test face recognition with masks

As the world’s foremost authority on the biometric performance of face recognition, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)…

 

NASA to licence heartbeat biometric patent and subcutaneous vein imager

NASA has launched a new heartbeat biometric patent for commercial licensing to enable developers and solutions integrators to offer the…

 

Report on AI use by U.S. government cites biometrics as example of need for internal expertise

The U.S. government must improve its internal AI expertise and capacity to properly leverage the transformative power of biometrics and…

 

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)…

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