transportation

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

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

DOD’s global flight tracking system needs upgrades, Air Force says

by Jackson Barnett • 2 months ago

On top of creating new software, a contractor would be required to maintain and upgrade existing functions and applications in the DAIP.

FAA looks to fund capabilities that will help with drone integration

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The agency has $6 million in matching funds for the initiative.

The National Park Service wants to use mobile data to help shape its future

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

If you use a mobile device in one of the parks, you might be helping the agency with long-range transportation and visitor experience plans.

FAA ‘overly conservative’ in approach to drones, report says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The agency is saying no to drones more than it says yes, the report suggests, which is risky because of all the promise the technology holds — for public safety, product delivery, inspection of remote assets and more.

TSA turns to Silicon Valley Innovation Program for new ideas on bag screening

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The goal is to find techniques to automatically classify the contents of a passenger’s bag in such a way “that can support future algorithm development for explosives and/or prohibited item threats.”

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