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US Military Invests in Smartphone Device That Scans, IDs Faces

US Military Invests in Smartphone Device That Scans, IDs Faces

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $3 million research contract to California-based AOptix to develop “groundbreaking” technology that could one day allow troops in the field to use a smartphone to scan and record facial features and […]


Data Center Improves Self-service for ID Cards

Data Center Improves Self-service for ID Cards

The Defense Manpower Data Center is making it easier for service members and their families to get and maintain identification cards. The center has launched its RAPIDS — Real-time Automated Personnel Identification System — self-service portal to allow service members […]


New Mini Antenna Extends IFF for Soldiers, UAVs

New Mini Antenna Extends IFF for Soldiers, UAVs

Raytheon Company has developed a miniaturized interrogation antenna capability to extend use of its Cooperative Target ID technology to soldiers and unmanned aircraft to help prevent fratricide. This effort builds upon an existing Raytheon antenna design and additional enhancements performed […]


Northrop to Continue Support of DoD Automated Biometric ID System

Northrop to Continue Support of DoD Automated Biometric ID System

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a follow-on task order valued at up to $141 million for continued development of the U.S. Department of Defense Automated Biometric Identification System (DoD-ABIS), which provides military personnel with reliable and timely identification of persons […]


DOD to drop Social Security numbers from ID cards

DOD to drop Social Security numbers from ID cards

Beginning June 1, Social Security numbers on military identification cards will begin to disappear, said Maj. Monica M. Matoush, a Pentagon spokeswoman. The effort is part of a larger plan to protect service members and other DOD identification card holders […]


Exchange ID check goes hi-tech

Exchange ID check goes hi-tech

DALLAS, Texas: Implementation of an updated point-of-sale system that leverages the technological advances available through “smart” Common Access Cards is streamlining the identification process for age-restricted items at Army and Air Force Exchanges. AAFES new point-of-sale system, which rolled out […]


Firms Accelerate DNA ID For Police, Homeland Security And Defense

Firms Accelerate DNA ID For Police, Homeland Security And Defense

Tampa FL: Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Corp. Ltd. have unveiled a new DNA analysis system that has potential to transform how law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities use DNA-based identification in support of their missions. The prototype, called RapI.D., […]


Biometric ID Technologies Inherently Fallible

Biometric ID Technologies Inherently Fallible

Washington DC (SPX) Sep 28, 2010 Biometric systems – designed to automatically recognize individuals based on biological and behavioral traits such as fingerprints, palm prints, or voice or face recognition – are “inherently fallible,” says a new report by the […]


Combat ID technology evaluated in joint exercise

Combat ID technology evaluated in joint exercise

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.: The largest exercise designed to examine advanced combat identification technologies that can reduce the risk of fratricide on future battlefields wrapped up recently. The U.S. Joint Forces Command exercise, Bold Quest 2009, was held at both Camp […]


 
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