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DHS Seeks Facial Tech System to Track Foreign Visitors

The Department of Homeland Security wants to acquire technology for monitoring outgoing foreign visitors through facial and iris recognition, Nextgov reported Thursday. Aliya Sternstein writes the surveillance system is intended to be deployed across pedestrian and driver crossings. “To biometrically identify the broadest set of travelers as well as to discourage …

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Multimodality: The Brave New World of Biometrics

With all the attention and outrage over the Department of Homeland Security’s full-body scanners now in place at airports around the country, another technology seems to have slipped under the radar. Biometrics describes systems that collect data – fingerprints, for example – and then match them to an information bank …

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