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Carnegie Mellon wins Navy contract to develop improved biometric surveillance

Carnegie Mellon University has won an $8.9M Navy contract to research and develop new algorithms for the U.S. Navy’s aerial…

 

Senator Sessions pushes for biometric exit system at U.S. airports

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) introduced an amendment earlier this month to an airline regulation bill that would work to determine…

 

ID at the Borders Seminar USA

ID at the Borders Seminar USA 14 June 2016 Washington DC, US ID at the Borders Seminar USA – Having…

 

Smartmatic CEO responds to Obama’s call for e-voting

Smartmatic’s CEO, Antonio Mugica, has expressed his support for President Obama’s call to action to make online voting, or e-voting,…

 

US wants more biometric data and information sharing with Canada

The United State’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, was asked this week about Canada using the U.S. biometrics system to…

 

U.S. and EU agree to new data protection pact

After two years of negotiations, the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce recently reached an agreement for a…

 

IBIA responds to new EU-US privacy framework for secure data transfers

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has urged United States and EU Commission negotiators involved in implementing the new…

 

Sweden drafts law to share biometrics data with U.S. for crime prevention

Last Thursday, Sweden announced in a statement that it has moved closer to a deal with the United States that…

 

New forensics research center to develop tools to improve law enforcement’s investigation capabilities

A new joint U.S.-Chinese forensic technology research center aims to develop new tools and applications for rapid DNA tests, as…

 

TSA partner MorphoTrust has enrolled two million Americans in TSA Precheck

Identity service provider MorphoTrust announced today that more than two million travelers have enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA…

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