biometrics

TSA lines up a facial-recognition proof of concept for Las Vegas airport

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

It will be the second "short-term" project the Transportation Security Administration has initiated using facial recognition to verify the identity of travelers.

CBP wants to use facial recognition for ‘all passenger applications’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

A nearly $1 billion draft RFQ hints at where the agency thinks the future of travel security is going.

Government eyes ‘supporting role’ in identity management

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

Companies want to be your identity service providers and see the Social Security Administration as a test case for making verification more consistent and interoperable.

Biometrics are pushed to improve as DHS, NIST continue to test algorithms

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

Customs and Border Protection relies on both agencies to test the face recognition algorithms it uses.

DHS looking to evolve biometrics systems

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

The department issued a sources sought and request for information seeking to build out the forthcoming Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system.

Lawmakers question why Biometric Exit Program has pictures of U.S. citizens

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

House Democrats want to know which laws give Customs and Border Protection the authority to collect images of Americans under the program, which is currently at 17 airports.

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