facial recognition

CBP, TSA expanding facial recognition for traveler identity verification

TSA is looking to scale up a pilot program that uses CBP’s “Traveler Verification Service” to check the identity of travelers at airports.

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(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

Customs and Border Protection expands use of facial recognition

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnorman)IRS building

IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

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(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

CBP building on facial recognition successes as travelers reap benefits of expedited process

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(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)In this photo taken Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is a security camera in the Financial District of San Francisco. San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DoD, DHS vet facial recognition tools for reliability in effort to build trust

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Lloyd Austin

With Afghan government falling, Pentagon deciding what to do with money for security forces

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is determining what it should do with billions intended for the Afghan armed forces.

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(Graphic courtesy U.S. Army)Artificial intelligence and machine learning could be used to boost efficiencies in various DLA processes, a working group from DLA's Analytics Center of Excellence recently found. (Graphic courtesy U.S. Army)

Does affective computing have a place in federal law enforcement?

The Department of Homeland Security has dabbled with affective computing to see if it detects lies among people seeking entry to the country. But Alex…

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GAOKevin Walsh, GAO

DHS biometric recognition program replacement is 3 years behind schedule

The Department of Homeland Security set out in 2016 to replace its facial and fingerprint recognition system. But little has gone right for the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology program.

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