One of the top IT officials at the State Department wants to push the boundaries of using biometrics to determine who gets visas and passports in the United States.
The Defense Department has several tests planned for 2018 for different biometric modalities.
The Defense Department is experimenting with biometrics to control physical access, while improving the technology’s accuracy and increasing mobility.
CPB hasn’t rested on its laurels with Global Entry and trying to speed up Customs declarations and passport control.
A current collaboration on facial recognition technology between the Transportation Security Administration and Customs and Border Protection will eventually scale to all domestic air travel.