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Study finds Americans support biometrics-based payment systems

Viewpost released the results of a new survey covering American consumers’ perceptions about “futuristic” payments technologies and currencies, including biometric…

 

CBP to finally implement biometric exit mandate at airports

U.S. Customs and Border Protection deputy executive assistant commissioner John Wagner said the agency is finally implementing the legislative mandated…

 

Defense Department seeking better biometric ID devices for use in field

The Department of Defense’s Special Operations Command unit is seeking more effective biometric identification devices for use in the field,…

 

Customs and Border Protection entry/exit program pilot successful

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has found a feasible solution for a biometric entry/exit program, CBP Deputy Assistant Commissioner,…

 

House committee requests facial recognition details from 10 cities

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has sent letters to the mayors of 10 metropolitan cities, requesting their policies…

 

DHS says 629k visitors overstayed visas in 2016 due to lack of biometric exit system

The Department of Homeland Security released a report that estimated that 629,000 visitors to the United States — which represents…

 

German biometrics company Jenetric establishes office in the USA

Jenetric GmbH today announced the establishment of its wholly owned subsidiary Jenetric Inc., assuming the sales operations for American customers…

 

Identity Strategy Partners issues recommendations for improving refugee vetting process

Janice Kephart, a partner at Identity Strategy Partners, issued a statement which included several recommendations for improving the vetting process…

 

Trump administration planning to expand facial recognition use at U.S. airports

The Trump administration is planning to expand the use of biometric facial recognition systems at airports around the United States,…

 

Maryland legislation would see task force study police use of facial recognition

A bill passed in the Maryland House of Delegates and currently under consideration by a Senate committee would see a…

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