IRS Gets Backlash Over Plan to Use Facial Recognition Tech

Late last year, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it would implement facial recognition technology to authenticate the identity of people creating...
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Philadelphia Airport starts biometric screening

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is starting a biometric screening trial project to verify travellers’ identity by capturing and matching facial scans with federal records. PHL...

Hardware components of the biometric passport

In Part 1 of this series, Ravi Das examined the software components of a biometric passport. The hardware components will now be discussed. The hardware...

Facial recognition techniques

With advances in biometrics technology and improvements in IT infrastructure, there is a growing acceptance of face recognition technologies in our daily lives. Arnoud...

Mobile ID tablet includes Iris ID Technology

Several cutting-edge technologies have been combined in a convenient tool for mobile identity authentication and registration. Iris ID’s contactless, iris-based biometric hardware and software...

History of the U.S. Passport: Part 4

In this new series of articles, Tom Topol—passport expert, collector, and author of Let Pass or Die—chronicles the fascinating history of the U.S. Passport. So far...