DHS seeks biometric screening systems for 2019 ‘technology rally’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Participants will get the chance to have their technologies tested in a simulated "standard security checkpoint process."

Agency leaders: Technology isn’t coming for your job — and it might make it easier

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

At FedTalks 2018, top officials from DOT and CBP discussed how people play an essential role in ensuring that automation and other technologies are used to the fullest extent.

DHS launches phase 2 of airport facial recognition demonstration

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

TSA and CBP are testing facial recognition on passengers set to depart on "specified international flights."

ACLU puts members of Congress in the facial recognition crosshairs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

In a test, Amazon's Rekognition software falsely identified 28 sitting members of Congress as individuals who have been arrested, the civil liberties group says.

Facial recognition technology needs federal regulation, Microsoft says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

In a blog post, company President Brad Smith wrote to express the company's support for "proactive" congressional oversight.

Department of State to award sole source facial recognition contract

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

The agency has decided if it ain't broke don't fix it.

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