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NTT Data to Provide Test, Quality Assurance Support for DHS Biometric System; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — The Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Biometric Identity Management has awarded NTT Data a multi-year, $8 million contract for independent system-level test and quality assurance services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NTT Data said Wednesday it will work to sustain OBIM’s Automated Biometric Identification System and help implement …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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Gemalto to Buy 3M’s Identity Mgmt Business for $850M in Biometrics Market Push

Digital security company Gemalto has agreed to purchase the identity management business of 3M (NYSE: MMM) for $850 million in a push to expand government programs technology offerings for the commercial biometrics market. Gemalto said Friday it expects the transaction to close in the first half of 2017 pending regulatory approvals …

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PAE Lands $66M Navy Expeditionary Forensics & Biometrics Program Support Task Order

PAE has secured a potential four-year, $66 million task order for support services to the Naval Expeditionary Forensics and Biometrics program under the U.S. Navy‘s SeaPort-e professional services contract vehicle. Arlington, Virginia-based PAE said Wednesday it will provide shipboard services to the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Dahlgren division at locations inside and outside the contiguous U.S. to …

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Unisys Survey Predicts Law Enforcement to Lead Integration of Biometrics With Wearable Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — A Unisys (NYSE: UIS) study postulates that law enforcement will lead the integration of biometrics tools such as voice identification into wearable technology such as smart watches and lapel badges, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday a majority of the polled biometrics professionals in the survey …

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ManTech Secures Army Software Maintenance Contract; Daniel Keefe Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2016 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide biometrics software maintenance services to the U.S. Army under a $44.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers support to the Army’s Product Manager for Joint Personnel Identification – Quick Reaction Capability. “ManTech …

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Unisys, NEC Integrate Facial Recognition Tech for JFK Airport

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2016 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has partnered with NEC Corporation of America to develop a facial recognition and comparison technology that will be deployed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The team integrated NEC’s NeoFace Match software with the overall identity verification system …

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Unisys’ John Kendall: Border Security Agencies Should Leverage Iris Scanning Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — John Kendall, Unisys (NYSE: UIS) director of public sector and security programs for the Asia-Pacific region, has said iris scanning technology can help border security agents monitor people who enter the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kendall wrote in a blog post published Friday that agents …

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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday. “Our customers require highly advanced and …

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CBP Runs Tests on Unisys Biometrics at San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 11, 2016 — The Unisys-made (NYSE: UIS) facial and iris biometrics are being tested at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency until May 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the assessment aims to determine …

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