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